Woman's Moccasins depicting a Beetle

Tlingit
Northwest Coast

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about 1890-1900

Native-tanned hide, glass beads, wool cloth, velvet, thread

Overall: 2 9/16 × 8 7/16 × 2 3/4 in. (6.5 × 21.5 × 7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26640

Geography

Place Made: United States, North America

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Footwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Exhibition History

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Israel Sack Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–May 3, 2022.

Publication History

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.78, no.172, ill., p.41.

Provenance

Collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

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