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Moccasins

Moccasins
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Culture/People
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Collector
Captain John Gregory Bourke, Non-Indian, 1846-1896
Previous owner
Captain John Gregory Bourke, Non-Indian, 1846-1896
Mary Horbach Bourke (Mary F. Bourke/Mrs. John G. Bourke), Non-Indian, 1861-1927
Anna Bourke Richardson (Mrs. Alexander H. Richardson/Mrs. A. H. Richardson), Non-Indian, 1887-1976
Pauline Bourke Maish (Pauline B. Bourke Todd/Mrs. Alexander W. Maish), Non-Indian, 1891-1981
Donor
Anna Bourke Richardson (Mrs. Alexander H. Richardson/Mrs. A. H. Richardson), Non-Indian, 1887-1976
Pauline Bourke Maish (Pauline B. Bourke Todd/Mrs. Alexander W. Maish), Non-Indian, 1891-1981
Date created
1870-1880
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Object Name
Moccasins
Media/Materials
Hide, hide, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Lazy/lane stitch beadwork
Catalog Number
16/1367
Barcode
161367.000
Collection History
Collected between 1869 and 1887 by Captain John Gregory Bourke (1846-1896) during military tours in the Southwest; lent to the US National Museum (later the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History) by Captain Bourke in 1891 and part of the collection there until the death of his widow, Mary Horbach Bourke (1861-1927); inherited by the Bourkes' daughters, Anna Bourke Richardson (1887-1976) and Pauline Bourke Maish (1891-1981); donated to MAI by Mrs. Richardson and Mrs. Maish in 1928.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place
Wyoming; USA
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