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Part of an old map of the San Jacinto area from the Texas Revolution

MOCCASIN

  • CATEGORY: PERSONAL ARTIFACTS
  • MEASUREMENTS: 2 1/2"H x 9 1/4"L x 3 3/4"W
  • DATE MADE: early 19th century

Description

Left moccasin. Leather. Soft sole. Concentric pink and blue design on upper in lazy stitch beadwork. Black, blue, green, and white silk lining to ankle flaps. White bead trim around ankle flaps and down heel.

Provenance

Made for Sam Houston by the Cherokee. From the collection of his grandson Franklin Weston Williams, father of the donor.

  • ASSOCIATED VETERAN: Houston, Sam
  • ASSOCIATED INDIVIDUAL: Williams, Franklin Weston
  • CREDIT LINE: Darby, Charlotte Williams (Mrs. James A. Darby)

Associated

Items of Houston, Sam

 
LAMP, OIL
 
PURSE
 
MOCCASIN
 
LEGGING
 
CLASP
 
 
 
PAINTING, "Sam Houston"