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Moccasins  (Clothing/Garments: Footwear)  "1800-1850"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1800-1850

Materials:

Hide, porcupine quills, metal cones, deer hair, hide thong/babiche, glass bead/beads, sinew, dye/dyes

Techniques:

Sewn, quill embroidered, strung

Dimensions:

25 x 10 x 9 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Great Lakes, Native Americans, North America, Wendat (Huron), Woodlands

State:

Ontario, Quebec

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of the Chichester Museum (Chichester, West Sussex, England) and said to have been acquired by the museum about 1845; purchased by George Heye from W.O. Oldman (1879-1949, did business as "W.O. Oldman, Ethnographical Specimens, London") in 1910.

Source ID:

NMAI_34749

Catalog Number:

3/2887

Album Name:

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