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Plains beaded moccasins

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Description A pair of sinew sewn Plains, possibly Cheyenne or Dakota, leather moccasins with rawhide soles and yellow pigment applied to upper surface, circa 1890. The moccasins are sewn with glass seed beads in geometric patterns in white, red, and blues. They have a leather thong tie closure.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 3 3/4 inches height
4 1/4 inches width
10 1/2 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Content: Exactly 1923
Date donated
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 6333.9.3.A,B
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User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on March 26, 2012 12:05:12 AM

    Central Plains, Arapaho.

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