Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • Cheyenne peoples
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1962
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, metal beads, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 11 x 9.5 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 4 5/16 x 3 3/4 x 11 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 11 x 10 x 28 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 4 5/16 x 3 7/8 x 11 in
  • Gift of Westminster Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3757.a,b
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The pair of buckskin moccasins have rawhide soles. They have undecorated ankle flaps and tongues but the remainder is beaded. They have a white field. There are two blue chevrons on top of the shoe and red triangles along the bottom chevron. Green and red and metal beads form triangles around the bottom, with a "T" on the top point of the triangle and contrasting dots at the ends of the crossbar.