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Dakota beaded and ribbonwork decorated moccasins
1539.A,B
1539.A,B
1539.A,B

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Description A pair of Dakota deerskin moccasins with cuff trimmed with red silk ribbon, circa the early 20th century. The vamp or insert is decorated with glass seed beeds in floral motif and trimmed with faded blue silk ribbon. Predominant colors are pink, white, and green. The flap beneath cuff is bound with red silk ribbon which extends and served as tie closure. On the bottom of right moccasin is written in ink "Made by Mrs. Good Thunder for Mrs. Whipple 1904."
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 8 3/4 inches length
3 1/2 inches width
4 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Beadwork
Creation Made by: Good Thunder, Mrs. Sarah
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in vicinity of Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Presented to: Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson
Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in vicinity of Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not later than 1904
Made by Mrs. Good Thunder for Mrs. Whipple, 1904.
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 1539.A,B
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