Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • Angie Wagon
  • pair of beaded moccasins, 1974–1975
  • Where object was made: Wind River Indian Reservation, Wyoming, United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 12 x 9.5 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 4 3/4 x 3 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 10.5 x 9.5 x 25 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 4 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 9 13/16 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3804.a,b

The pair of light colored buckskin moccasins have rawhide soles. They have undecorated ankle flaps and tongues. The remainder of the upper is beaded with a white field and clusters of three red triangles around the bottom, with green in each center triangle. The top is decorated with a red diamond outline with green and light blue, flanked by a red chevron and green triangle. Two green right triangles are outlined with red above and below. There is a wide light blue chevron near the toe.