Hard-sole moccasins - ROM2005_5616_1


Hard-sole moccasins

Maker: Blackfoot (Blood)
Medium:Beaded hide, canvas, wool cloth
Geography: Kainai Reserve, Alberta, Canada
Date: c. 1885
20.5 × 11 × 24.5 cm
Object number: NS5528
Credit Line: Gift of Rev. John W. McLean
On view
Gallery Location:Daphne Cockwell Gallery dedicated to First Peoples art & culture

Moccasins with old design said to depict the corral and shute of the pound used to capture buffalo.

Collected by Reverend John W. McLean, a Methodist missionary on the Blood Reserve from 1880 until 1889.

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