Moccasin Tops

Mi'kmaq (Micmac), Wabanaki, First Nation, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Canada, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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19th century

Black wool cloth, birch bark, dyed moosehair, porcupine quills

Overall: 10 1/4 × 7 5/16 in. (26 × 18.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

56.14.13615

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Designs of the Northern Woodlands, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 20, 1995-February 9, 1997.

Provenance

Collected by Albert Green Heath (1888-1953), early 20th century; sold to Logan Museum of Anthropology, Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin, 1955; sold to present collection, 1956.

Old Number

Heath # 1251

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