Dakota ribbon applique and embroidered moccasins

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Description Pair of thread sewn leather moccasins. Vamp seam decorated with reverse ribbon applique in geometric patterns. Predominant colors are reds, purple, blue, white, pink, and yellow. Interior outlined with purple silk feather stitch. Vamp seam edged with green yarn. Leather thong tie closure. Cuff has pinked edges. Accompanying slip reads: "Presented to Mrs. Evangeline Whipple by Mrs. Esther Hart, visit to Birch Coulee, Oct. 1908".
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches height
4 inches width
9 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Subjects Presented by: Hart (Heart), Esther Walker St. Clair
Received by: Whipple, Evangeline Marrs Simpson
Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in Minnesota, United States
Source Birch Coulee, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Dakota Indians--Footwear.
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Use: Not later than 1908

Credit Line Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1862.A,B

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