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Ribbon applique moccasins

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Description This pair of deerskin moccasins is decorated with silk fabric strips and triangles done in reverse applique and green silk feather stitch embroidery. Faded blue and brown silk plied thread decorates the vamp seam. They are possibly Ojibwe or Ho Chunk.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 1/2 inches length (A)
3 1/4 inches height (A)
4 inches width (A)
9 1/2 inches length (B)
4 inches height (B)
3 1/4 inches width (B)
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made in Minnesota, United States
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Ho-Chunk Indians
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made in Minnesota, United States
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Made by (possibly) Ho-Chunk Indians
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Discovery: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1901

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 1544.A,B
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