Title: Our Boots : An Inuit Women's Art
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd., New York
Binding: Illustrated Wraps
Book Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition
150 photographs, 104 in colour, 33 drawings, and 9 maps. A study of the handmade skin boots of the Inuit peoples of northern Canada. Includes a general history of the Inuit and background information on tools, techniques, decoration and boot styles. Examples provided by the Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto. Colour illustrated wraps. Unread copy still in the original publisher's shrinkwrap with no visible wear or damage. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 008603
Synopsis: In the Canadian Arctic, animal skin boots are worn to provide protection from the low temperatures. The boots are made by the Inuit women. The diverse styles and decoration are shown here, while the authors tell of their experiences in researching a tradition that stretches back many generations.
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