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Moccasin

Object Number:45-15-458B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Athapaskan (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America (uncertain)
Canada (uncertain)
Alaska (uncertain)
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Skin
Bristle
Length: 27.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Athapascan type, heavy buckskin, T-heel seam and long straight toe seam extending under toe. Puckered into U-shaped tongue-instep piece which in its lower part is lined with leather. The U-shaped seam is covered with two rows of red bristle wrapped cord, wide shank strips with pinked edge, tie thong.

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