Pair of bearpaw snowshoes with rawhide lacing

These snowshoes, with their large surface area, were used to walk on deep snow without sinking. Although snowshoes are still used today, their appearance has changed dramatically.

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Wood, rope, fiber, cotton, leather, rawhide lacing
L = 48 cm, W = 43 cm
2004.33.1920.01-02
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