Moccasins

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Culture/People
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin]
Collector
Bernard S. Mason (Bernard Sterling Mason), Non-Indian, 1896-1953
Previous owner
Bernard S. Mason (Bernard Sterling Mason), Non-Indian, 1896-1953
John L. Holden, Non-Indian, 1922-1998
Donor
John L. Holden, Non-Indian, 1922-1998
Object Name
Moccasins
Media/Materials
Moose hide/skin, glass bead/beads, wool twill tape, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions
28 x 13 x 10 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place
Lac du Flambeau Reservation; Iron County, Vilas County, Oneida County; Wisconsin; USA
Date created
1920-1933
Collection History
Collected between 1930 and 1945 by Bernard S. Mason (1896-1953, author of books on Indian crafts, an active supporter of camping and "Indian lore" as educational experiences, and director of Camp Kooch-i-ching, Rainy Lake, Minnesota); bequeathed or given to his friend John Landis Holden (1922-1998, also a camping enthusiast and subsequent director of Camp Kooch-i-ching); donated to NMAI by John L. Holden in 1991.
Catalog Number
25/3521
Barcode
253521.000
See related items
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin]
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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