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Moccasins, ca. 1860

  • Iowa, Native American

Buffalo hide, buckskin, glass beads

  • Overall (each): 2 5/8 × 10 1/2 × 4 1/4 inches (6.7 × 26.7 × 10.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.775

On View

  • Native American S130
  • Native American S130

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Lozenges
  • Floral patterns
  • Iowa
  • Beading (process)
  • Hide
  • Buckskin
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Moccasins
  • Nebraska

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, no. 50. Feder, Norman. American Indian Art. New York, 1995, p. 37 (ill.).

Iowa, Native American, Moccasins, ca. 1860, buffalo hide, buckskin, glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.775.