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Moccasins, ca. 1890

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Rawhide, buckskin and beads

  • Overall: 9 3/4 × 3 1/2 × 2 3/4 inches (24.8 × 8.9 × 7 cm)

Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass

45.89

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Triangles (polygons)
  • Cheyenne
  • Beading (process)
  • Buckskin
  • Rawhide
  • Beadwork
  • Textiles
  • Moccasins
  • Great plains

purchased by Lillian Henkel Haas [1879-1960] (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA)

1945-present, given 1945 to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Cheyenne, Native American, Moccasins, ca. 1890, rawhide, buckskin and beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Lillian Henkel Haass, 45.89.