• Culture/People:

    Iroquois; formerly identifed as Seneca

  • Object name:

    Moccasins

  • Date created:

    1830-1835

  • Place:

    New York; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, wool cloth, silk ribbon, glass bead/beads, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Antoinette Brush Huntington (Mrs. Simeon Fitch Huntington, 1806-1890) and said to have been acquired by her in 1835 , either when she lived in her birthplace of Catskill, New York, or in Cortlandville, New York, after her marriage that year; purchased by MAI in 1933 from an unknown source using funds donated by Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.

  • Dimensions:

    23 x 9 x 13 cm

  • Catalog number:

    18/5147

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