Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded child's boots
  • Cheyenne peoples
  • pair of beaded child's boots, late 1800s–1912
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, pigment, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 19.5 x 5 x 13 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 7 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 5 1/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 19 x 5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 7 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 5 5/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3786.a,b
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The pair of small buckskin boots have rawhide soles. The exposed buckskin is colored yellow. The bottom half of the boot shaft and foot is beaded with a white field. It has dark blue triangles with light blue rectangles on the shaft. There is a square with two triangles around the bottom of the shoe in red/light blue and dark blue/red.