Ojibwe embroidered moccasins

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Description These finely embroidered moccasins are Ojibwe in origin, having been given to Helen A. Carver by an Ojibwe woman to 'in appreciation of protection at the Fort during the war between the states'. They are made of deer skin with pinked cuff. The vamp or insert is decorated with an embroidered floral motif and the cuff is decorated with similar embroidered floral motive and trimmed with green silk ribbon.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 1/2 inches height (2456.A)
3 3/4 inches width (2456.A)
8 1/4 inches length (2456.A)
2 1/2 inches height (2456.B)
3 3/4 inches width (2456.B)
8 1/4 inches length (2456.B)
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Ojibwe Indians
Subjects Collected by: Carver, Miss Helen A.
Carver, Henry Ladd
Made by Ojibwe Indians
Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1860 - Not later than 1865

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2456.A,B

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