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Moccasin

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Object Number:NA4946B
Current Location: Sphinx Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Huron
Cree
Huron-Wendat
Provenience: Canada
Maritime Province
Quebec
Wendake
Culture Area: Northeast
Date Made: Ca. 1825
Early Date: 1755
Late Date: 1850
Section:American
Materials:Porcupine Quill
Porcupine Hair
Moose Hide
Metal Alloy
Moose Hair
Silk Ribbon
Sinew
Deer Skin
Moose Hair
Credit Line:Gift of William H. Miller, 1916
Other Number:100369 - Field No SF

Description

Pair of man's moccasins made of moosehide and likely deer skin, and decorated with porcupine quill, moosehair embroidery, porcupine guard hair, tin cones made of a tin-iron alloy, sinew, and silk ribbon. The moccasins were transferred to the Museum by Sarah Wistar Pennock [1840-1909], the wife of prominent Quaker William Miller [b. 1837 ] of Media, PA.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Spotlight: Walk Softly on this Land ( Nov 2019 - Apr 2020) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects.. London. Dorling Kindersley Limited. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 326 Second row, centerView Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Maurer, Evan M. 1977. The Native American Heritage: A Survey of North American Indian Art.. Chicago, IL. The Art Institute of Chicago. pg. 351 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 109/Fig 99/Color Plate 5View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] 1972. American Indian Art: Form and Tradition.. New York. E.P. Dutton and Co., Inc. pg. 154 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 127/Cat No 312View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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