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Pair of Moccasins


Artist Unknown (Nehiiyawak (Cree))


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pair of Moccasins, Artist Unknown (Nehiiyawak (Cree))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Animal hide, beads, cloth
Size: 10 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 in. (27.31 x 9.53 x 7.62 cm) (a, left)10 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/4 in. (27.31 x 9.53 x 8.26 cm) (b, right)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana, Rocky Boy Reservation
Culture: Nehiiyawak (Cree), North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: tanned soles and uppers; geometric beading on tops overall in red, green and yellow on blue ground; red and white polka-dotted cloth around ankles
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ulrich Acquisition Fund and The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2002.57.14a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009