The lot features an early original Blackfoot (Blackfeet) Native American Indian beaded single warrior’s moccasin dating to the 19th Century. This circa 1880’s moccasin shows a Great American Bison Buffalo hide sole/base with Moose hide ankle. The front of the moccasin shows a red shroud trade clothe section with geometric beadwork done in all period correct 1800’s glass trade seed beads of chalk white, greasy yellow, sky padre blue, cobalt. The moccasin shows a contemporary 20th century repair on the back of the heal, but otherwise is of an early age. Provenance: From the Historical Native American Artifacts and Weapons private museum collection in Paris, France. One of the earliest Inuit Knives known to be sold at auction. Measures 10.5”L with a 5.5”H ankle and is 4.5”W.
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