Pair of Moccasins

A work made of hide, stitched with animal product; embroidered with porcupine-quill-wrapped cotton in buttonhole stitches; beaded with glass beads; tassels of cotton, metal, and feathers.
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  • A work made of hide, stitched with animal product; embroidered with porcupine-quill-wrapped cotton in buttonhole stitches; beaded with glass beads; tassels of cotton, metal, and feathers.

Date:

1875/1900

Artist:

Santee Sioux
Plains, North America

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Culture

Sioux: Santee

Title

Pair of Moccasins

Origin

Plains

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Hide, stitched with animal product; embroidered with porcupine-quill-wrapped cotton in buttonhole stitches; beaded with glass beads; tassels of cotton, metal, and feathers

Dimensions

a: 9.3 x 26.8 x 13.8 cm (3 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.) b: 8.8 x 29.2 x 13.6 cm (3 1/2 x 11 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. J. Ogden Armour through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1933.929a-b

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