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Pair of Shoes

1850-1875 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Parts
This object consists of 2 parts.

  • Shoe
  • Shoe
Materials and Techniques
moosehair embroidery on wool, leather
Brief Description
embroidered wool, 1800s, Huron-Wendat; Moosehair



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.
Dimensions
  • Height: 8.2cm
  • Width: 6cm
  • Length: 23cm
Bibliographic Reference
Phillips, Ruth B., Trading Identities: The Souvenir in Native North American Art from the Northeast, 1700-1900. (Seattle & London, 1998)
Collection
Accession Number
T.10-1929

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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