Moccasins

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Culture/People
probably Bush or Western Woods Cree (attributed)
Collector
Reverend William Washington Bolton (W. W. Bolton), Non-Indian, 1858-1946
Previous owner
Reverend William Washington Bolton (W. W. Bolton), Non-Indian, 1858-1946
Reginald Pelham Bolton, Non-Indian, 1856-1942
Donor
Reginald Pelham Bolton, Non-Indian, 1856-1942
Object Name
Moccasins
Media/Materials
Hide, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Embroidered
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place
Moosomin; Department of Assiniboia; Saskatchewan; Canada
Collection History
Collected by Reverend William Washington Bolton (1858-1946, a noted academic and explorer of Western Canada) between 1885 and 1886 when he was posted to Moosomin, Saskatchewan, as a missionary; given or transferred to his brother Reginald Pelham Bolton (1856-1942, a New York City civil engineer, amateur archaeologist, and historian) at an unknown date; donated to MAI by Reginald Pelham Bolton in 1918.
Catalog Number
7/5811
Barcode
075811.000
See related items
Bush or Western Woods Cree
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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