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Dakota children's ribbonwork moccasins
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.
1 pair items
Content Category: artifacts
3 inches height
2 1/2 inches width
6 1/2 inches length
Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
|Holding Type||3D Objects|
1548.A,B (Accession Number)