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Dakota ribbon applique moccasins
Description Pair of deerskin moccasins with cuff (front edge pinked). Vamp or insert is decorated with silk fabric strips and triangles done in reverse applique and green silk feather stitch embroidery. Predominant colors are red, pale green, gold, pink, and blue. Faded blue and brown silk plied thread decorates the vamp seam. Flap below cuff is bound with pale green silk ribbon. No tie closure.
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 by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe 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