Dakota moccasins

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Description A pair of Dakota ean's sinew sewn leather moccasins, circa 1900. The sole and upper are decorated with glass seed beads in geometric motif in powder blue, rosy red, blue, yellow, crystal clear, and white. The ankle opening is bound with red printed cotton cloth. There is a split tongue and leather tie closure.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 1/4 inches height (each)
4 1/2 inches width (each)
11 inches length (each)
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: LaBatte, Leonard John
Owned/used by: LaBatte, Evangeline
Made by Dakota Indians
Used in South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Footwear.
Rites of passage
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Unknown 1900
Discovery: Not later than 1988
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1988.294.1.A,B

User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 07:30:24 AM

    Teton-Lakota (Western Sioux) style.

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