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Huron Woman's Moccasins with Moose Hair Embroidery

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
130
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2983B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 10, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Huron Woman's Moccasins with Moose Hair Embroidery, c. first quarter 19th century, commercial leather European shoes with birch bark or hide vamps and cuffs covered with silk, with white bead edging and decorated with intricate multicolored embroidered floral designs, (some bead loss, minor loss to moose hair designs), lg. 9 in.


Estimate $2,000-2,500


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

Clothing, Embroidery, Fauna of Asia, Holarctic, Moccasin, Moose, Shoes

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