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Pair of Men's Moccasins

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Blackfoot
MEDIUM Leather, beads, orange horse hair, tin
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS Each: 10 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (26 x 12.1 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION These modernistic looking design moccasins are beaded with green, pink, red and dark blue beads. The front flap consists of two long, narrow beaded tassels with a blue diamond design on pink background with decorations of tin tinklers and horsehair dyed orange.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Blackfoot. Pair of Men's Moccasins, late 19th-early 20th century. Leather, beads, orange horse hair, tin, Each: 10 1/4 x 4 3/4 in. (26 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Stewart Smith Memorial Fund, 46.96.9a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 46.96.9a-b_view1_PS2.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 46.96.9a-b_view1_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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