Dakota beaded moccasins

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Description A pair of sinew sewn Dakota leather moccasins with rawhide sole, circa 1900. They are decorated with glass seed beads in geometric and checker board pattern in white, blue, green, and rosy red. They have a leather thong tie closure.
Quantity 1 pair items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 4 inches height
4 inches width
10 1/2 inches length
Nomenclature Moccasin
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Collected in Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Dakota Indians--Footwear
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Approximately 1900
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 9859.50.A,B

User Comments

  • Agnes Szanyi on February 19, 2012 10:02:30 AM

    Teton-Lakota (Western Sioux) style. The Cheyenne River Reservation is a home of four Lakota tribes.

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