Kenai, 20th century
Caribou skin socks
These Caribou skin socks would have been worn inside a set of boots. Caribou hair is hollow and is considered an excellent insulator that kept the wearer’s feet warm even during the coldest part of the winter.
Collection: Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center, City of Kenai Collection, 1968.001.001ab
Image: © Chris Arend/Kenai Visitor and Cultural Center