Children's embroidered moccasin

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Description This children's single leather moccasin has an embroidered vamp with silk thread in floral motif. A silk ribbon binds tongue and serves as tie closure. This object is possibly Ojibwe or Dakota
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 inches height
1 3/4 inches width
3 3/4 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901
(Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1550

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