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Pair of Moccasins


Artist Unknown (Nakoda (Assiniboine))


c. 1885

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pair of Moccasins, Artist Unknown (Nakoda (Assiniboine))
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Beadwork | Animal hide, beads
Size: 10 1/2 x 4 x 3 1/2 in. (26.67 x 10.16 x 8.89 cm) (each)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana, Ft. Belknap Indian Reservation
Culture: Nakoda (Assiniboine), North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: "60306/1", in black, on sole of a; "60306/2", in black, on sole of b; "1709", in pencil, on soles of a and b
Physical Description: rawhide soles; tanned uppers; beaded overall on tops with blues, green, red, yellow and white geometric designs
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ulrich Acquisition Fund and The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2002.57.10a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009