• Culture/People:

    Chiricahua Apache

  • Object name:

    Moccasins

  • Date created:

    1880-1885

  • Place:

    Arizona; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, rawhide, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, paint, sinew, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, painted, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Said to have been owned by a member of Geronimo's band who was being held at Fort Sam Houston, Texas, and acquired by artist Walter Elmer Schofield (1867-1944) in 1885 while he was working on a ranch near San Antonio, Texas, and serving with the "San Antonio Rifles," a local militia group; inherited by Peter V.E. Schofield and donated to NMAI in 2007.

  • Dimensions:

    41.2 x 10.5 x 6.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/5939

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