Pair of Moccasins
Arts of the Americas
Animal hide, quills, textile (likely stroud cloth), sinew
early 19th century
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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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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Pair of mocassins with a delicately embroidered vamp executed with very fine bird quillwork.
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