Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of moccasins
  • Diné (Navajo) peoples
  • pair of moccasins, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Arizona or New Mexico, United States
  • buckskin, leather?, metal, incising
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 13 x 15 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 5 1/8 x 5 7/8 x 10 13/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 14 x 16 x 27.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 5 1/2 x 6 1/4 x 10 13/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3809.a,b
Description

The pair of buckskin moccasins have white leather soles. The orange-brown buckskin is undecorated. There is one silver metal button on each, decorated with a swastika-like design that is curved. They have a white leather tie.