Lot 839
Two Pairs of American Indian Beadwork Moccasins
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early 20th century, the first likely Iroquois, made of fabric-lined brown felt and decorated with Niagara-style beadwork (9 in.) (Beads intact; mothing and fraying to fabric ties); the second Santee Sioux, hide construction with green silk edging and floral beadwork (10 in.) (Soiling and wear to the hide; fracturing to the silk; intact beadwork).

Descended from Charles Green, early 20th century Indian agent and native of Okobojo, South Dakota. Charlie Green, a Spanish-American War veteran, worked for the government as an agent in various locations, including the Pacific Northwest. He died in Portland, Oregon in the 1950s.

$300 - 500