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Pair of Moccasins

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Hide, quills
DATES early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 3 1/4 x 10 x 4 in. (8.3 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 43.201.64a-b
CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Iroquois (Native American). Pair of Moccasins, early 20th century. Hide, quills, 3 1/4 x 10 x 4 in. (8.3 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.64a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.201.64a-b_SL3.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 43.201.64a-b_SL3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pair of moccasins cut in one piece. Each has seams down the back, on two side flaps, and in the center of the upper area. Moccasins are decorated with linear, zigzag, and double-curve motif quillwork in orange, blue, red, and white. Flaps are edged with beadwork on cotton cloth. Condition is good.
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Iroquois (Native American). <em>Pair of Moccasins</em>, early 20th century. Hide, quills, 3 1/4 x 10 x 4 in. (8.3 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.64a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 43.201.64a-b_SL3.jpg)