Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of moccasins
  • Nora Thompson Dean
    born: Glen Oak, Oklahoma, United States ; died: Bartlesville, Oklahoma, United States ; active: United States
  • pair of moccasins, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • buckskin, cloth, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 7 x 11 x 25.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: a 2 3/4 x 4 5/16 x 10 1/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 6.5 x 12 x 26.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: b 2 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 10 3/8 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3744.a,b
Label Text

The pair of yellow buckskin moccasins have large cloth ankle flaps that are mostly dark blue, with yellow triangles and diamonds. There is red edging on the flaps with a white picot beaded edge.
There is a strip of beading down the top center in light blue with translucent red on either side and yellow scallops.