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Record 38/826
Copyright New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, NY
Object ID T0037a-b
Object Name Moccasins
Description Huron Moosehair Embroidered Moccasins ex Hooper; Medium/Materials: Native tanned hide stained black, dyed moose hair, cotton binding.; Marks: Inside, loose heavy stock label with hand drawn red border label in black ink: "North American Indians Shoes Presd. by Mr. G. Moore" and on reverse, the same in pencil.;
Dimensions H-3 W-4 L-10 inches
Early Date 1820
Late Date 1830
Place of Origin Lorette, Quebec, Canada
People Huron/
Provenance (1) G. Moore. Old label affixed - "North American Indians / Shoes / Presd. by Mr. G. Moore"; (2) James Hooper Collection. Sussex, England. Catalogue no. 1632; (3) Christie's. London. Sale 4789, 23 June 1992, Lot 129.; (4) Eugene V. Thaw.;
Used Huron
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