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Artist Unknown (A'aninin (Gros Ventre))


c. 1890

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G261
Moccasins, Artist Unknown (A'aninin (Gros Ventre))
Moccasins: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | Animal hide, beads
Size: 3 x 3 x 9 1/2 in. (7.62 x 7.62 x 24.13 cm) (each)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana, Fort Belknap Indian Reservation
Culture: A'aninin (Gros Ventre), North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: each with parfleche sole; thread sewn in white; bright green, dark blue and pale orange glass beads; blue flat stitched ground with a checkered wedge and three feathers on the front; stylized butterflies or bow shapes around the heel; narrow beaded strips
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Walter R. Bollinger Fund
Accession Number: 98.10a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009