Child's Moccasins

Native American (Miami/ Shawnee)
Mid-19th Century


Dimensions

Length: 127 mm (5 in.)

Accession Number

2013.653.1-2

Medium or Technique

Buckskin, red trade cloth, white beads

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Red trade cloth with white beads on front panel, bear claw design. Cuff is red trade cloth with white beads in geometric design.

Provenance

Sold by Jane Thompson, Middlebury, VT to James Frank, LaJolla, CA; consigned by Frank to John Molloy Gallery, New York; 2013, sold by Molloy Gallery to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 26, 2013)

Credit Line

Partial gift of James Frank and the Frank B. Bemis Fund and Hilsinger Janson Fund for Native American Art