Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of girl's boots
  • United States
  • pair of girl's boots, late 1800s–1917
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 23.5 x 6.5 x 19 cm height while folded
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 9 1/4 x 2 9/16 x 7 1/2 in height while folded.
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 43 x 5.5 x 18 cm height while unfolded
    Object Height/Width/Length: b) 16 15/16 x 2 3/16 x 7 1/16 in height while unfolded
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3802.a,b

The small pair of buckskin boots have rawhide soles. The top of the boots have a triangular flap with fringe. There is a beaded band of medium blue along the fringe flap with short fringe. There is another stripe of medium blue beads with red, white and medium blue triangles down the front and around the ankle.