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Beaded moccasin
808.I.2, front
808.I.2, back

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Description A single sinew-sewn leather moccasin, possibly Lakota, with a rawhide sole, circa the early 20th century or earlier. The shoes is decorated with glass seed beads in geometric motif in predominant colors of green, purple, yellow, and blue. It has a tie closure with leather thong.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 1/2 inches length
3 1/2 inches width
3 1/2 inches height
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not later than 1929

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 808.I.2

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