Very rare and stunningly beautiful, ca1880 Pair of Native American Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Hide Moccasins from the William H. This outstanding Pair of 19th century Sioux Moccasins each measure approx.
10 1/2 long at their stiffened hide sole. The decoration is exceptionally beautiful and executed using pea green, white, medium blue, rose, and faceted brass beads. These wonderful Sioux Indian Moccasins are thread and the uppers are near fully beaded. They feature simple contiguous cuffs edges in red cloth and sewn tongues. Each has short, three strand dusters attached to the heel.
The uppers are a very soft hide while the soles are somewhat stiffened hide. We have always admired these types of items and took the plunge into an area where we had not ventured often before.
The Moccasins offered here are unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period. They are NOT reproductions or modern recreations but original Sioux Moccasins crafted in the second half of the 19th century.
The Moccasins come with our no questions asked return privilege and our lifetime guarantee of authenticity. They are guaranteed to be deemed authentic, original and as described by any qualified third party authentication service. This very rare and very beautiful, Pair of ca1880 Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Moccasins are in excellent condition. All of the hide elements are well preserved and sound with some surface wear to the soles. The beadwork is exceptionally beautiful and very well preserved with no significant loss, damage or repairs.
All elements of the Moccasins are original and there has been no repairs or restorations - they are 100% original and 100% beautiful. These Moccasins are originally from the Collection of William H.
Jensen and came to us from a Minnesota Collection. A very rare and very beautiful, Pair of ca1880 Native American Sioux Indian Bead Decorated Hide Moccasins and a fantastic addition to any collection!! A Bit about the renowned Native American Arts Collector William H.
Jensen was born in 1887 on an island in Lake Traverse (Jensen's island) and was hunting for arrowheads in the family garden by age 5. He began his vocation as a teacher to the Sisseton Indians of South Dakota which lead to many other business adventures. In 1933, while laying gravel for his driveway, W.
Jensen discovered bone fragments and a stone tool, prompting him to investigate further. After several hours of sifting through the gravel, he found more bone fragments belonging to a man dated roughly 9,000 years old, a date confirmed by the lithic flaked tools discovered at the site.
The Browns Valley Man was a Paleo-Indian, considered to be of the first people to arrive in the Americas from Asia (though debate on their exact routes and dates is ongoing). During that same time it is believed that Browns Valley was a Paleo-Indian burial site, one of few in the country and the only one in Minnesota. In 1934, it was investigated by A. The item "Ca1880 NATIVE AMERICAN SIOUX INDIAN PAIR OF BEAD DECORATED HIDE MOCCASINS" is in sale since Friday, April 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Clothing & Moccasins".
The seller is "walnutts" and is located in Brewster, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.