Pair of moccasins

Native American (Southern Plains ?)
about 1890

Object Place: United States


7.7 x 9.8 x 27 cm (3 1/16 x 3 7/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather, glass beads, and cut brass beads

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Leather; primarily white beads with polychrome geometric motifs. Condition: Good, some wear.


Around 1917, possibly purchased from Fred Harvery, Indian Building, Albuquerque, New Mexico by Senator Marcus Allen Coolidge and Ethel Warren Coolidge; by inheritance to their daughter, Louise Coolidge Carpenter; 1991, gift of Louise Coolidge Carpenter to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Louise C. Carpenter in memory of her parents, United States Senator Marcus A. and Mrs. Ethel Warren Coolidge