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Object description

  • Huron artist
  • Pair of moccasins, before 1923
  • Leather, quill, silk
  • Northeastern United States and Southeastern Canada
  • L: 9 3/8 in, W: 5 in, D: 1/4 in (L: 23.8 cm, W: 12.7 cm, D: .6 cm)
  • Gift of the United States Naval Academy, 1923
  • E19085


This is a pair of black leather moccasins. High, broad cuffs are embroidered with floral designs of very fine quill work in white, blue, and red colors. The cuffs are edged with red silk fabric along the border of the quill work design.