520 East 72nd Street, 2C (By Appointment Only) New York City, NY 10021 , United States Call Seller 212.439.9257


Cheyenne/Arapaho infant moccasins

$ 975
  • Description
    circa 4” long

    hide appears to be buffalo. Remnants of fur visible.

    hide is supple with a little stiffness in the back and sides of the cuff

    sinew sewn

    hard soles

    1/16” seed beads: white, white-heart red, dark blue, light blue, greasy green

    excellent condition

    ex: Private Collection

    circa 1870s (judged by the style and the size and types of the beads)

    These moccasins are the same style as they would be if they are adult-sized. They have survived the years in terrific condition and are a very rare find in today’s marketplace.
  • More Information
    Period: 19th Century
    Condition: Good.
    Creation Date: 1870
    Styles / Movements: Traditional
    Patterns: Handmade
    Incollect Reference #: 581359
Message from Seller:

For over thirty years, Marcy Burns American Indian Arts LLC has been nationally recognized as a premier dealer in antique American Indian basketry, textiles, pottery and jewelry, including Native American and Classic Designer jewelry from Taxco, Mexico.

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