Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded moccasin
  • United States
  • beaded moccasin, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 7.5 x 8 x 18.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 2 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 7 1/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3774

The single buckskin moccasin has a rawhide sole. They have diamonds of colorless and dark blue beads around the base of the upper. The rectangle on top has a colorless section at the top and translucent red at the bottom with yellow and black in between.