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Dakota beaded & quilled moccasins

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Description A pair of Dakota sinew and thread sewn leather moccasins with rawhide sole, circa 1900. The shoes are decorated with dyed quillwork and glass seed beads in geometric patterns. Predominant colors are red, purple, white, and blue. The tongue tabs have metal tinkler cones with reminents of orange feathers, and the foot opening is bound with cloth. They have a leather thong tie closure and heel seam fringe.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 10 3/4 inches length at longest point
3 inches height at tallest point
3 1/2 inches width at widest point
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Siouan Indians--Footwear.
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9544.3.A,B
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User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 09:21:59 AM

    Teton Lakota (Western Sioux) style moccasins of a man.

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