Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of moccasins
  • Nora Thompson Dean
    1907–1984
    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
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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.