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Pair of Crow Keyhole Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3099B
Lot:
250
Sold for:
$4,920$4,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3099B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 05, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Crow Keyhole Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1860s, on buffalo hide, lg. 11 in.

Provenance: Paul Grey, New York; Augustus R. Keller, U.S. agent for the Crow tribe from 1878-80.
Estimate $5,000-6,000


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Keywords

Augustus R. Keller, Paul Grey, Augustus, Crow, Crow Nation, Great Sioux War, Indigenous peoples of the Americas, Moccasin, Plains tribes, United States, Western United States

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