Penobscot Mourning Moccasins

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Penobscot Mourning Moccasins

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Pale deerskin moccasins, tongue and wide side cuffs of appliqued cloth. Geometric cloth and white beaded pattern. Inscribed on the moccasins: G. Robie May 9, 1834 P.F.G. Robie and Feby 4th G left for Bangor.

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About This Item

  • Title: Penobscot Mourning Moccasins
  • Creation Date: circa 1834
  • Subject Date: circa 1834
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: leather, beads
  • Local Code: 1993.28
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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