Plains quilled moccasins
69.54.18, front detail

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Description A pair of Plains, possibly Dakota, sinew sewn leather moccasins with rawhide sole, circa 1865. The shoes are decorated with quillwork in a floral motif in predominant colors of red and blue. They have brown thread or badly frayed brown ribbon binding.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 1/2 inches height
3 1/2 inches width
10 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Collected by: Clark, Colonel John Garvin
Collected in Fort Rice, Morton County, North Dakota, United States
Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Used during U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Fort Rice, Dakota Territory
Indians of North America--Great Plains--Footwear.
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1865
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 69.54.18.A,B

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