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Catalog Data

Culture/People:
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
Previous owner:
Esther F. Bear (Esther M. Fish/Mrs. Donald Bear), Non-Indian, 1905-1987  Search this
Dr. Noah M. Gladfelter (Noah Miller Glatfelter), Non-Indian, 1837-1911  Search this
Donor:
Esther F. Bear (Esther M. Fish/Mrs. Donald Bear), Non-Indian, 1905-1987  Search this
Possible collector:
Dr. Noah M. Gladfelter (Noah Miller Glatfelter), Non-Indian, 1837-1911  Search this
Object Name:
Child's moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, porcupine quills
Techniques:
Quill embroidered, quilled (lane stitched)
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Eastern Plains; USA (inferred)
Collection History:
Formerly in the collection of Dr. Noah Miller Gladfelter (1837-1911, a US Army surgeon during the Civil War and later a physician and amateur botanist) and probably collected by him when he was stationed in the Dakota Territory between 1865 and 1867; inherited by his granddaughter Esther Fish Bear (Mrs. Donald Bear, 1905-1987); donated to MAI by Mrs. Bear in 1960.
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Catalog Number:
23/753
Barcode:
230753.000
See related items:
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_245833