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Pair of Moccasins


Artist Unknown (Nuxbaaga (Hidatsa))


c. 1900

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pair of Moccasins, Artist Unknown (Nuxbaaga (Hidatsa))
Pair of Moccasins: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Quillwork | Animal hide, quills, beads, cloth
Size: 9 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 in. (22.86 x 8.89 x 9.53 cm) (a, left)9 1/4 x 3 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (23.5 x 9.53 x 8.89 cm) (b, right)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region, North Dakota, Ft. Berthold Indian Reservation
Culture: Nuxbaaga (Hidatsa), North America, United States, Great Plains region, North Dakota
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: rawhide soles; tanned uppers; black cloth on collars around ankles; tops decorated with porcupine quills in square motifs; band of beading with triangles around edges
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ulrich Acquisition Fund and The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2002.57.16a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009