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Pair of Cherokee Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
2983B
Lot:
131
Sold for:
$12,300$10,000

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

Description:

Pair of Cherokee Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1830s, black-dyed buckskin with velvet cuffs, beaded with small faceted glass and metallic beads with a gold wash, with floral and geometric designs, remnant silk edging on the cuffs, (heels restored at one time), lg. 9 in.

Provenance: Sotheby's, November 15 and 16, 1985, Lot 213A.
Estimate $12,000-16,000


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

Bead, Beadwork, Buckskin, Clothing, Cuff, Deer hunting, Hides, Leather, Moccasin, Shoes, Visual arts

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