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Dakota children's ribbonwork moccasins

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Description A pair of Dakota deerskin moccasins with pinked cuff, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The vamp or insert is decorated with silk fabric strips forming diamond shapes in applique. The predominant colors are red, pale green, and gold. Pink thread decorates the vamp seam. The flap below cuff is bound with red silk ribbon.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches length
2 1/2 inches width
3 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in 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
Identifiers 1548.A,B

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