Pair of moccasins

Native American (Northeastern Woodlands)
About 1900

Object Place: Northeastern Woodlands, United States


9.2 x 9 x 24.4 cm (3 5/8 x 3 9/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Leather with silk embroidery, printed cotton, and wool felt

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Northeastern woodland style. Leather; black, cream, red and purple floral embroidery thread; green felt trim and faded pink cotton piping. Condition: Good, some wear.


Ariund 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