University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 45-15-474
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Quill
Glass
Fiber
Length: 24.13cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Smoked buckskin; one piece with straight heel seam and long instep seam puckered toward toe; seam quill-covered; turned down ankle flaps exquisitely quilled in geometric designs differing on from the other; edged with white pony beads; heel seam was covered with thin green silk ribbon.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Fulfilling a Prophecy: The Past and Present of the Lenape in Pennsylvania (13 Sep 2008 - 10 Jul 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

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