University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:45-15-472A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: United States of America
Eastern Ohio
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin (uncertain)
Moose Skin (uncertain)
Silk
Quill
Glass
Technique:Tanned
Height: 8.9 cm
Length: 26.2 cm
Width: 9.2 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Heavy smoke-tanned buckskin or moose skin; one piece, with straight heel seam and long instep seam; top turned down and edge faced with brown silk; instep delicately quilled in scroll and wave pattern: cuff with scallop and vine in white beads


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