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Southern Plains Beaded High-top Woman's Moccasins

Auction:
2346
Lot:
173
Sold for:
$11,750$10,000

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Auction:
American Indian & Ethnographic Arts - 2346
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
January 13, 2007 10:00AM

Description:

Southern Plains Beaded High-top Woman's Moccasins, Kiowa, c. last quarter 19th century, the yellow stained hard sole forms with fringed flaps from the top, the red stained strips with multicolored geometric trim and seven large German silver conchas, each with a beaded concentric diamond device above the heel, (minor bead loss), ht. 21, lg. of foot 9 1/2 in.
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

beaded concentric diamond device, Beadwork, Comanche Campaign, Conchas, Demography, Kiowa, Moccasin, Native American tribes, Plains tribes, Shoes

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