Moccasin Cuffs and Upper Vamps

Native American, Huron
Mid-19th Century


Dimensions

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

Accession Number

2013.642.1-4

Medium or Technique

Moosehair, black trade cloth

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

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

Provenance

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