• Culture/People:

    probably Mohawk (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Child's moccasins

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:


  • Media/Materials:

    Deerhide/deerskin, velveteen, glass bead/beads, wool twill tape

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, raised beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Captain D.F. Tozier (1843-1926, associated with the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service), probably between 1870 and 1890; purchased by MAI in 1917.

  • Dimensions:

    13.7 x 6.2 x 6.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Beads and Beadwork" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 3rd floor

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