A pair of man’s dress boots. The soles are bleached seal hide pleated around the toes and at the heel. The middle sections are made alternating brown and white strips from the leg and belly areas, respectively of a caribou, topped with a wolverine ruff with fur tassels. The uppermost portion of each boot is deccorated with bands of white caribou skins, dark sealskin and a row of small blue beads. The boots were secured on the foot by straps made of seal hide set into the sole seam near the heel of the foot.
FROM CARD: "ILLUS. IN USNM AR, 1894; P1. 4, FIG. 6; P. 336. INVENTORIED 1976."