Description

    A PAIR OF SIOUX BEADED HIDE MOCCASINS
    c. 1880

    sinew sewn and lane-stitched in yellow, white-heart red and dark blue glass seed beads against a medium blue beaded ground, each with a stepped chevron on the vamp, a series of confronting triangles about the foot, similar motifs on the bifurcated tongue, trimmed with metal cones inserted with silver horsehair, buffalo hide soles

    Lengths: 10 inches each


    Condition Report*:

    In overall excellent condition.  Supple hide.  Minor bead loss.  Two metal cones with horsehair missing.  Light soiling.  Proper left moccasin with native (?) repairs -- stitching just above the sole and around approx. 5" of sole.

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    Auction Dates
    May, 2014
    16th Friday
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