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Dakota embroidered moccasins
Description A pair of Dakota leather moccasins with embroidered cuff bound with ribbon, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The vamp and cuff embroidered in floral motif pattern with the predominant colors in greens and purples. Feather stitching follows vamp seam, and the ribbon that binds the cuff also serves as tie closure. Made by Julia Lawrence in the vicinity of Morton, Minnesota.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches length
3 inches width
3 3/8 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by: Lawrence, Mrs. Julia Walker
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in vicinity of Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Received by: Whipple, Mrs. Henry Benjamin
Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by Dakota Indians
Made in vicinity of Morton, Renville County, Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 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 1547.A,B