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Penobscot child's moccasins, ca. 1870

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
MMN Item 23505 Item Details
Penobscot child's moccasins, ca. 1870
MMN Item 23505 Zoom

Description

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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