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Kiowa Beaded Hide Man's Moccasins

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
132
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Kiowa Beaded Hide Man's Moccasins, third quarter 19th century, partially beaded with multicolored geometric designs in two rows and on the vamp, the soft hide painted blue, with long fringed on heel and vamp, cuffs edged with white beads, lg. 10 3/4 in. excluding fringe.

Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Northampton County Historical & Genealogical Society, Easton, Pennsylvania.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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, Clothing, Kiowa, Moccasin, Plains tribes, Shoes, United States, Visual arts

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