Snow shoes

Image by Musée départmental de Solutré
Reindeer hunters and breeders wore snow shoes in winter when traveling over deep snow cover and slippery ice.

Magadan region, Chukotka National District, Chukchi area, village of Inchoun, 1970.

Wood, hide of bearded seal and ringed seal, metal.

Length 66 and 68 cm, width 20 cm.

Coll. No. 8023-76/1, 2.

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