Moccasins

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Culture/People
Chiricahua Apache
Collector
Walter Elmer Schofield, Non-Indian, 1867-1944
Previous owner
Walter Elmer Schofield, Non-Indian, 1867-1944
Peter V. E. Schofield, Non-Indian
Donor
Peter V. E. Schofield, Non-Indian
Object Name
Moccasins
Media/Materials
Hide, rawhide, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, hide thong/babiche, paint, sinew, thread
Techniques
Sewn, lazy/lane stitch beadwork, painted, fringed
Dimensions
41.2 x 10.5 x 6.5 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place
Arizona; USA (inferred)
Date created
1880-1885
Collection History
Said to have been owned by a member of Geronimo's band who was being held at Fort Sam Houston, Texas; 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 his grandson Peter V.E. Schofield; donated to NMAI by Peter V.E. Schofield in 2007.
Catalog Number
26/5939
Barcode
265939.000
See related items
Chiricahua Apache
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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