11-09-2019 11-09-2019
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3316B Boston
November 9, 2019 10:00AMCalender

Pair of Plains Beaded and Quilled Hide Moccasins

Auction: American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 3316B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 09, 2019 10:00AM


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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Thomas W. Lorimer