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Lakota quilled moccasins
1437.A, front, detail
Description Pair of leather moccasins reportedly given to General Herman Haupt as a gift from the Hunkpapa Lakota chief Sitting Bull. Single-piece upper construction sewn to hard sole. Decorated with dyed quillwork in a floral motif and lined with white cotton. Predominant colors are red, green, and blue. Foot opening bound with faded purple silk ribbon.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 9 inches length
3 inches width
2 3/4 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Hunkpapa Indians
Subjects Given by: Sitting Bull, Chief
Received by: Haupt, General Herman
Made by Hunkpapa Indians
Given by Hunkpapa Indians
Lakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1881 - Not later than 1884

Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1437.A.1,2