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Quilled moccasins

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Description A pair of leather moccasins with rawhide sole, possibly Dakota, circa the mid-20th century or earlier. The shoes are decorated with dyed quillwork in floral motif pattern in predominant colors of pink, purple, red, blue, and orange. They have a tie closure with leather thong. Cotton print lines interior with a pattern of small circles on purple background.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 3/8 inches length (at longest point)
3 1/2 inches height (at highest point)
4 inches width (at widest point)
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Siouan Indians--Footwear
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not later than 1959
Date unknown
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9598.27.L

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