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Pair of Child's Moccasins and Two Single Moccasins

Auction:
2879B
Lot:
47
Sold for:
$738$600

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2879B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 06, 2016 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Child's Moccasins and Two Single Moccasins, c. last quarter 19th century, the Blackfoot buffalo hide forms beaded on the vamps and with remnant trade cloth at cuffs, a single Blackfoot child's moccasin partially beaded and with red trade cloth cuffs, and a single Metis man's moccasin with cloth cuff and extremely fine silk thread embroidery on the vamp, lg. of Metis moccasin 11 in.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Metis, Blackfoot Confederacy, Cuff, Embroidery, Moccasin, Plains tribes, Shoes, Silk

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