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Pair of Moccasins, ca. 1900

  • Sioux, Native American

Cowhide, rawhide, porcupine quills, glass beads, cotton fabric, tin cones, and dyed horsehair

  • Overall (left moccasin): 10 3/4 × 4 1/8 × 4 1/2 inches (27.3 × 10.5 × 11.4 cm) Overall (right moccasin): 11 × 4 1/8 × 4 1/4 inches (27.9 × 10.5 × 10.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation

1988.38

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]

purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt

1988-present, purchase by Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 121.

Sioux, Native American, Pair of Moccasins, ca. 1900, cowhide, rawhide, porcupine quills, glass beads, cotton fabric, tin cones, and dyed horsehair. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase with funds from Flint Ink Corporation, 1988.38.