Penobscot child's moccasins, ca. 1870

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.

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  • 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

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Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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