Very rare and very beautiful, ca1900 Pair of Native American Northern Plaines Indian Bead Decorated, Hide Moccasins believed to be Crow. This outstanding Pair of turn of the 20th century Crow Moccasins each measure approx. 10 long at their stiff hide sole. The decoration is beautiful - all hand spot stitched and the Moccasins are exceptionally well preserved.
These wonderful Crow Indian Moccasins are thread and sinew sewn by hand with spot stitched beadwork on the vamp that creates a stylized cross design using rose, translucent green, amber, and dark blue beads. The cuffs are edge beaded in greasy blue. Moccasins feature a contiguous tongue and cuff and retain their original rawhide ties. The Moccasins are lined with an early muslin type cotton. The Moccasins offered here are unconditionally guaranteed original and of the period.
They are NOT reproductions or modern recreations but original Crow Moccasins crafted in the late 19th or VERY early 20th 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. These very rare and very beautiful, ca1900 Northern Plains Indian Bead Decorated Moccasins are in very good condition.All of the hide elements are well preserved and sound with some wear to the soles. There are a few spots of staining to the hide as can be seen in the scans below. The beadwork is very beautiful and without loss or damage. All elements of the Moccasins are original and there have been no repairs or restoration of any kind.
These Moccasins came to us from a Minnesota Collection. A very rare and beautiful, Pair of ca1900 Native American Northern Plains (believed to be Crow) Indian Bead Decorated Hide Moccasins and a fantastic addition to any collection!! The item "Ca1900 NATIVE AMERICAN CROW INDIAN PAIR OF BEAD DECORATED HIDE MOCCASINS #2" is in sale since Friday, June 03, 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.