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Western Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
215
Sold for:
$677$550

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

Description:

Western Sioux Beaded Hide Moccasins, c. 1880, resolved moccasins with flaps decorated on the upper part by lazy-stitch beads organized in two white triangles dotted with blue beads on red background, a frieze of blue, yellow, and red geometric patterns on the periphery of the sole, lg. 9 1/2 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York.
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

Bead, Beadwork, Clothing, Culture, Moccasin, Shoes, Visual arts

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