Perfect for museum display or at a Native Casino display.
From the private collection of D.D.Dennis
Age? Unknown? But, he bought them over 20 years ago.
They are beautiful even though a small number of beads are missing.
Right shoe has 24 missing beads, as inspected by Annlee
Left shoe has 4 missing beads, as inspected by Annlee
Annlee says they can be replaced by the new buyer if desired, but we did not do them for we did not want to take away from their vintage value and are being sold as is.
Can they be worn as is into the Great Circle? We say absolutely YES!
Are they of a quality for a collector's set? We say absolutely YES!
Museum quality for display of Native American crafting? YES!
You can see the hand cut hard leather soles were not done by any machine.
The beading is really a nice tight pattern. The hand stitching is real easy to see, follow and enjoy pondering upon.
We regard this as HIGH QUALITY Native American seed bead art designing and crafting.
They do fit Mens size 8 as we hand a friend try them on.
They do fit a womans size 9 as we hand Annlee try them on.
The inside is very soft white buckskin. Light gray wrap around...tounge is white. Ties are soft hand cut buckskin.
The beads used colors: Red, mustard yellow, shiney purple and gun metal grey.
Beads appear size 10
They are ready to wear or display.
They have been well worn: But, the over all condition is fantastic and beautiful.
Please note: On the higher priced items: You may call to order, and set up a Bank Payment direct to us. We understand some credit cards do not go high enough for the High Priced Art and Collectables. So feel free to call us and make arrangements that fit your needs. 1-620-441-8656 We will work to assist! Bob and Annlee