Pair of moccasins

Native American, Nez Perce
1890-1900


Object Place: Washington, United States

Dimensions

Overall (each moccasin): 19.1 x 11.4 x 26.7 cm (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2016.166.1-2

Medium or Technique

Leather, beads

Not On View

Classifications

Costumes

Pair of men’s bucksin moccasins with fully beaded vamps in pink, green, and purple floral pattern with blue ground. Ankle flaps secured with long leather ties.

Provenance

Mid-20th c., Doug Marsh, Marsh Trading Post, Lewiston, Idaho; late 20th c., sold by Marsh to Robert and Michelle Wyles, Tieton, Washington; represented by John Molloy (dealer), 49 E. 78th Street, New York, NY 10075; 2016, sold by Molloy to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 27, 2016)

Credit Line

Gallery Instructor 50th Anniversary Fund to support The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection