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pair of beaded moccasins
  • Cheyenne peoples
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1915
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8.5 x 10.5 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/8 x 4 1/8 x 10 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Long Ellis Gallery, 315, W2
  • 2007.3787.a,b
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The pair of buckskin moccasins have rawhide soles and undecorated ankle flaps and tongues. The rest of the upper is fully beaded, with bands of medium blue at the edges and a field of dark green. There is a medallion at the top of the shoe in concentric circles of medium blue and dark pink. There are two red crosses with yellow centers above the medallion.