Beaded Mohawk Maccasins, ca. 1870
Made from tanned deer hide with soft soles and featuring beautiful raised bead floral design with Mohawk salt and pepper beading. Cuff with blue border and ribbon ties. Left moccasin with tear in sole and wear hole in the black cotton cloth. These moccasins are featured in Lar Hothem’s “Indian Trade Relics” on page 184 and described as “museum grade”. The Mohawk were fierce warriors, feared by other tribes and white settlers alike.
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