Snow goggles with a wood eye shade and hide straps. The eye shade is a curved piece of wood with a single horizontal slot for admitting light. The inside of the eye shade has been stained black, possibly using charcoal, and the outside is stained with red ochre. A hide strap made from seal skin is attached on either side using sinew. The straps are joined at the back, also with sinew.
FROM CARDS: "ILLUS. IN USNM AR, 1894; FIG. 20; P. 289 SNOW GOGGLES--WOOD, ROUGHLY SHAPED TO FIT OVER THE EYES AND BRIDGE OF NOSE WITH SINGLE NARROW APENTURE FOR VISION; PAINTED BLACK ON THE INSIDE AND RED OUTSIDE; SECURED BY A BROAD STRAP OF DRESSED SEAL SKIN WHICH PASSES AROUND THE HEAD."