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Ribbon applique moccasins

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Description This pair of deerskin moccasins has a vamp or insert that is decorated with silk fabric strips and triangles done in reverse applique and silk feather stitch embroidery. Based on the style and existing documentation in the Minnesota Historical Society photo collection, this pair is probably Dakota.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 1/2 inches length (1)
3 3/4 inches height (1)
4 inches width (1)
10 1/2 inches length (2)
3 3/4 inches height (2)
4 inches width (2)
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Made by (possibly) Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) 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 1546.B.1,2
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