Dakota children's beaded moccasin

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Description A single Dakota children's sinew sewn leather moccasin, circa the early 20th century or earlier. The shoe is decorated entirely with glass seed beads in geometric motif which extends to sole in white, blue, green, and rosy red. The seam that joins the cuff to the moccasin upper is trimmed with faded green cloth.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 inches height
3 inches width
5 1/2 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Santee Reservation, Knox County, Nebraska, United States
Siouan Indians--Footwear
Siouan Indians--Children.
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not later than 1923
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 5005

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