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Quilled and beaded moccasins

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Description A pair of sinew sewn leather moccasins, possibly Dakota, with rawhide sole, circa the mid-20th century or earlier. They are decorated with dyed quillwork, glass seed bead and faceted metal bead border in geometric triangle motif. The predominant colors are red, white, and blue. The tongue decorated with red qullwork, metal tinkler cones, and red feather reminents. They have tie closures with leather thong and leather tassels at heels.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 3/4 inches length
3 3/4 inches width
3 3/4 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly) Minnesota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not later than 1939

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2041.B.1,2

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