Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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child's boot
  • unknown Apache maker
  • child's boot, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 19 x 5.5 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 7 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3779

The small buckskin boot has a rawhide sole. There is a white beaded stripe up the front of the boot and white beaded diamonds up the side of the boot shaft. The top of the foot has a white stripe with a white diamond in the center, with medium blue detail.