Moccasin Cuffs and Upper Vamps

Native American, Huron
Mid-19th Century


Height x length: 5.7 x 17.8 cm (2 1/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Moosehair, black trade cloth

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Moccasin vamps and cuffs, moosehair embroided floral design on black wool trade cloth.


By 1993, Mr. and Mrs. Mark Murray Threipland, Fingask Castle, Perth, Scotland; April 26-28, 1993, Fingask Castle sale, Christie’s, Scotland, lots 492-494, to James Frank, LaJolla, CA; consigned by James Frank to John Molloy, New York; 2013, sold by John Molloy 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