Item Number: WC8308074
Tribe: Great Lakes - Western Great Lakes
Materials: Native tanned deerskin; dyed and natural bird quills; white glass pony beads; tin cones and dyed red deerhair; red cotton cloth; birchbark (slats)
Description: One piece front seam moccasins with puckered toes. Front seam is decorated with plaited quillwork in red, black, and white and edged with white pony beads. Side flaps are decorated with quillwork wrapped around birchbark slats. Flaps further decorated with tin cones and deer hair and cloth and bead edging.
Dimensions: Length 10 inches 25.3 cm
Charles Messiter Collection
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Akicita, The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, May 17 1983 - July 10, 1983
Splendid Heritage, Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, Santa Fe, May 27, 1995 - September 27, 1995,
Eiteljorg Museum, Indianapolis, October 23, 1998 - October 3, 1999
Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 4842Y, Lot 295, April 24, 1982
Penny, David W. and George C. Longfish, Native American Art, Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, Detroit, 1994, pp 58
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