Pair of Moccasins
Arts of the Americas
Animal hide, quills, textile (likely stroud cloth), sinew
early 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Pair of mocassins with a delicately embroidered vamp executed with very fine bird quillwork.
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Sioux. Pair of Moccasins, early 19th century. Animal hide, quills, textile (likely stroud cloth), sinew, 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.21a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.21a-b.jpg)
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