Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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child's beaded moccasin
  • United States
  • child's beaded moccasin, late 1800s–1915
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7 x 9 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 5 11/16 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3845

The single small buckskin moccasin has a buckskin sole. The buckskin ankle flap has a zigzagged edge. There is a stripe of beading down the top center in blocks of colorless, red, dark blue and green beads.