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Artist Unknown (A'aninin/Nakoda (Gros Ventre/Assiniboine))


c. 1890

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Moccasins, Artist Unknown (A'aninin/Nakoda (Gros Ventre/Assiniboine))
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | Animal hide, beads
Size: 4 x 4 x 11 1/4 in. (10.16 x 10.16 x 28.58 cm) (a: right moccasin)3 1/4 x 3 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (8.26 x 8.89 x 29.21 cm) (b: left moccasin)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana, Fort Belknap Indian Reservation
Culture: A'aninin/Nakoda (Gros Ventre/Assiniboine), North America, United States, Great Plains region, Montana
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Mark interior of tongue on a in black: [71-19]
Physical Description: beaded uppers; primarily pink, with white triangle design with green and red interior, surrounded by green designs on top; white and green designs along edges; rawhide bottoms, around foot opening, tongues, ties, and tassels at back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Driscoll Art Accessions Endowment Fund
Accession Number: 2003.89.1a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009