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Pair of Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins

Auction:
3185B
Lot:
216
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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3185B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
December 01, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Pair of Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins, fourth quarter 19th century, with three lanes of white beads wrapping each moccasin, up the heel and across the top of the tongue, dyed quill crosses decorate the sides, quillwork covers the vamps, the tongue is comprised of quill-wrapped parfleche slats that terminate in feather-stuffed tin cones, lg. 10 in.

Provenance: Private collection, Long Island, New York; Estate of Thomas W. Lorimer.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Keywords

Thomas W. Lorimer, Culture, Embroidery, Feather, Indigenous textile art of the Americas, Moccasin, Native American art, Porcupines, Quill, Quillwork, Stem, Vamps, Visual arts

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