|Accession #:||93.54.01a & b|
|Year:||1910s - 1920s|
This style of snowshoes are from 1910. They were originally trimmed with small red pom-poms. The frames on snowshoes were usually made from durable ash wood and the lacing was made from deer, caribou and moose hide. The toe and tail section were placed in a cross pattern with light babiche, a string material made from rawhide. The central body of the shoe was made with a thicker babiche to support heavy weight suspension.