Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
A Native American snowshoe, which allowed the wearer to walk on the surface of snow that was not hard packed by cold and wind. Snowshoes distribute the body weight over a larger surface area so the wearer does not sink into the snow.
About This Item
- Title: Snowshoe, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- State: ME
- Media: Wood, leather
- Dimensions: 108 cm x 30.5 cm
- Local Code: HM 7026
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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