Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
The pieces of red and navy-black broadcloth used in these Penobscot moccasins are "annuity cloth," issued twice a year to each family as part of payment of interest on money owed by the State of Maine for Indian lands.
About This Item
- Title: Penobscot child's moccasins, ca. 1870
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- Town: Indian Island
- County: Penobscot
- State: ME
- Media: Cloth, beads
- Local Code: HM 2541.1
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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