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Children's beaded moccasins

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Description A pair of deerskin moccasins, possibly Dakota, with cuff, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The vamp or insert decorated with dark green glass seed beads in triangle design abutting the vamp seam. Only remnants survive of the red and blue decorations at the vamp seam. The shoes have deerskin thong ties.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 3/4 inches length
3 3/4 inches width
3 1/2 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1542.A,B
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