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 3 1/2 inches height
3 3/4 inches width
9 3/4 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) 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 1542.A,B

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