Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • Cheyenne or Sioux peoples
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 10.5 x 10.5 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 4 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 8 x 10 x 26.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/8 x 3 7/8 x 10 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3767.a,b
Description
Exhibitions

Pair of buckskin moccasins with rawhide soles. Undecorated ankle flaps and tongues. Uppers are beaded with a white field. Vertical rows of small black and yellow or red and light blue triangles around the bottom. Red cross at top center and small black crosses at either side.