Original pair of Maliseet tribal snow shoes. The Maliseet people were also called the Malisit and Malecite. They are/were Native North Americans living in New Brunswick and Maine. The embellishments on the outer wooden frame are tufts of red-dyed moose hair. These 19th century snowshoes are in pristine condition. To learn more and see a similar pair, please visit: The Penn Museum Journal Volume 2 No. 4 (orig. publ. 1911), Fig. 67, Heye Collection Image Number 14357.
Item 11676: $750
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