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Pair of Moccasins

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Hide, beads, wool
DATES 1900-1925
DIMENSIONS 7 3/4 x 10 x 4 in. (19.7 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 1997.105.2a-b
CREDIT LINE Gift of Sasha Nyary and Family
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CAPTION Plains (Northern) (Native American). Pair of Moccasins, 1900-1925. Hide, beads, wool, 7 3/4 x 10 x 4 in. (19.7 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Sasha Nyary and Family, 1997.105.2a-b. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 1997.105.2a-b_transp6355.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Object is a pair of moccasins, the fronts of which have blue, red-brown, and white beads. Cuffs are red wool; rawhide ties are natural. Very fine pair: spot stitch, side seam. Probably Plains Cree from Rocky Boy Reservation, which is nearby Glacier National Park, Montana, where these were collected.
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Pair of Moccasins