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 3 1/4 inches height (1544.A)
4 inches width (1544.A)
9 1/2 inches length (1544.A)
4 inches height (1544.B)
3 1/4 inches width (1544.B)
9 1/2 inches length (1544.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 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 Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1544.A,B

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