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Object description

  • Mi'kmaq (Micmac) artist
  • Pair of moccasins, before 1923
  • Leather, wool, glass, silk
  • Maine, United States
  • L: 9 in, W: 3 in, D: 2 1/2 in (L: 22.9 cm, W: 7.6 cm, D: 6.3 cm)
  • Gift of Miss Lucy B. Wilson, 1923
  • E19186


This is a pair of white, tanned skin moccasins. The vamp is made with a piece of red flannel bordered with green silk binding. There are floral desgin in bead work decorating both the vamp and the cuffs. The colors of the beads are white, glass, green, turquoise blue and red. The moccasins have very soft leather soles. There is a wool cloth lining the inside of the moccasins.