Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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child's beaded moccasin
  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) peoples
  • child's beaded moccasin, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • buckskin, velvet, cloth, beading, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4.5 x 7.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 3/4 x 2 15/16 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift from the Harold Eicholtz Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3777

The single buckskin moccasin has brown velvet ankle flaps. The flaps are edged with red cloth. The top of the shoe is brown cloth, decorated with a stylized green and red flower design with colorless leaves. White beads edge the velvet panel. It is lined with unbleached cloth.