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Dakota beaded moccasins
Description Pair of sinew sewn leather moccasins with rawhide sole. Decorated with glass seed beads in geometric patterns. Predominant colors are white, blue, yellow, and rose red. Ankle opening is bound with star patterned blue and white cotton print. Split tongue, heel seam fringe and leather thong tie closure.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 inches length each moccasin; without fringe
15 inches length each moccasin; with fringe
4 inches width each moccasin; at widest point
3 3/4 inches height each moccasin
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Used in United States
Siouan Indians--Footwear.
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9598.27.A,B