Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

pair of beaded moccasins
  • United States
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, cloth, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 9.5 x 12 x 26 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 10 1/4 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 11.5 x 13.5 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 4 1/2 x 5 5/16 x 9 1/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3814.a,b

The pair of buckskin moccasins has rawhide soles. The ankle flaps are unbleached cloth. The top of the shoe is beaded with a yellow cross with a black center. Each arm ends with a red and green striped triangle.