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    A PAIR OF COMANCHE BEADED HIDE MOCCASINS
    c. 1890 each painted overall with yellow ochre and decorated with beaded bands of small geometric motifs in various shades of glass seed beads, the vamp trimmed with metal cones and the heel with twisted hide fringe, rawhide soles

    Lengths: 10 ¼ inches each


    Condition Report*: In overall very good condition.  Supple hide.  Yellow ochre with wear along the seam on each toe.  Approx. five small areas of bead loss.  Metal cones and twisted heel fringe intact.  Rawhide soles with approx. seven areas, ranging from 1/2" to 1 1/4" in length, of loss to the surface.  No apparent restoration.
    *Heritage Auctions strives to provide as much information as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Statements regarding the condition of objects are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact, and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Heritage. Some condition issues may not be noted in the condition report but are apparent in the provided photos which are considered part of the condition report. Please note that we do not de-frame lots estimated at $1,000 or less and may not be able to provide additional details for lots valued under $500. All lots are sold "AS IS" under the Terms & Conditions of Auction.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2010
    12th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
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