|Object ID #||1971.116.028ab|
|Other Name||Toe-cap, Moccasin|
|Title||Northern Cree Moccasin Tongues|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Year Range from||1900|
|Year Range to||1971|
|Place of Origin||Northern Ontario?|
|Description||Northern Cree Beaded Moccasin Tongues. There is a half flower and leaf design on both tongues made with white, beige, blue, red, yellow, orange and black beads.|
Maker unknown but Northern Cree made. The Northern Cree people traditionally lived in the area north and west of Lake Superior.
Last owned by John J. Landen, who, in 1971, was the Curator at the County of Grey-Owen Sound Museum of Owen Sound and developed a native people's gallery to interpret First Nations history. This pair of moccasin toe caps was placed on exhibit there in 1971 and was accessioned in 1976 (after Mr. Landen retired).
|Collection||First Nations, 20th-c Collection|
|Dimensions||W-7.6 L-10.5 D-0.3 cm|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
Landen, John J.
|Function||An item that was hand-beaded and intended to be used in the construction of a pair of moccasins.|