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Moccasin

Object Number:45-15-474
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Provenience: United States of America
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Quill
Glass
Fiber
Length: 24.13 cm
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 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
Lenape, The: Wanderers in Their Own Land (20 Jul 1982 - 20 Mar 1983) View Objects in Exhibition

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