Dakota children's ribbonwork moccasins

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Titles Dakota children's ribbonwork moccasins
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 3 inches height
2 1/2 inches width
6 1/2 inches length
Nomenclature moccasin
Materials leather
silk (textile)
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Dakota Indians
Made in: Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Dakota Indians--Footwear.
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 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
Identifiers 1548.A,B (Accession Number)

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