Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of child's beaded moccasins
  • unknown Cheyenne maker
  • pair of child's beaded moccasins, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 9.5 x 8 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 3/4 x 3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 8 x 8 x 19 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 7 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3832.a,b
Label Text

The pair of buckskin moccasins have rawhide soles. They are made of light colored buckskin. They have a cross-like design on the top of the shoe in yellow with a red center. There is a white triangle at the end of each arm with a dark green border. There is a yellow arc at the toe and a vertical stripe of yellow and dark green triangles at the back.