Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • United States
  • pair of beaded moccasins, early 1930s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 8.5 x 9.5 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 9 1/4 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 7.5 x 9.5 x 23.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 2 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 9 1/4 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3864.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The pair of buckskin moccasins has zigzag edging around the opening. They have stylized flower designs beaded on the top of the shoe with a red bloom, green leaves and outlined in white. The panel on top is outlined with blocks of beads in white, green and red.