Beaded Moosehide Mukluks-Floral Beading
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- Handmade in Yukon by Karen Bien
- Commercially tanned moosehide
- Lined with flannel
- Synthetic trim
- Red beaded flower design
- Approx ladies size 7
- Karen Bien is of Tlingit and Tutchone ancestry, born and raised in Whitehorse. She began sewing as a young girl, learning from many gifted family members. She loves using colourful beads and traditional designs to craft artwork that includes both ancient and modern elements.
- The word mukluk originates from the Inuit language of the arctic. This word was used by settlers and has come to refer to any kind of fur lined indigenous boot. Each Indigenous group have their own style of mukluk that have been in constant creation for generations, generally handed down through one generation teaching the next.