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Pair of shoes

  • Place of origin:

    North America (made)

  • Date:

    1850-1875 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    moosehair embroidery on wool, leather

  • Museum number:

    T.10-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pair of red wool pumps with red leather covered Louis heel. The wool with Native American (Huron-Wendat) moosehair embroidery depicting colourful flowers.

Place of Origin

North America (made)

Date

1850-1875 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

moosehair embroidery on wool, leather

Dimensions

Height: 8.2 cm, Width: 6 cm, Length: 23 cm

Descriptive line

embroidered wool, 1800s, Huron-Wendat; Moosehair

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Phillips, Ruth B., Trading Identities: The Souvenir in Native North American Art from the Northeast, 1700-1900. (Seattle & London, 1998)

Materials

Moose hair; Wool; Leather

Techniques

Hand embroidery; Shoe making

Categories

Footwear; Embroidery; Fashion; Clothing; Accessories; Women's clothes

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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