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beaded moccasin fragment
  • United States
  • beaded moccasin fragment, late 1800s–1981
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading, rawhide
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 4 x 10.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 1 9/16 x 4 1/8 x 4 1/2 in
  • Gift of Forrest E. Jones
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3854
Description

This is the toe portion of a buckskin moccasin with a rawhide sole. It has a
medium blue band around the bottom with yellow or green triangles outlined with red. The top of the toe is decorated with a wide yellow stripe with green and brown at the top end and square brown outlines.