From: Canada | Maritime Province | Quebec | Wendake

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA4946B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Huron | Cree | Huron-Wendat
Provenience Canada | Maritime Province | Quebec | Wendake
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Date Made Ca. 1825
Section American
Materials Porcupine Quill | Porcupine Hair | Moose Hide | Metal Alloy | Moose Hair | Silk Ribbon | Sinew | Deer Skin | Moose Hair

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.

Height 8.5 cm
Length 24.5 cm
Width 9.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of William H. Miller, 1916
Other Number 100369 - Field No SF

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