Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of child's beaded moccasins
  • North or Central America
  • pair of child's beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1975
  • buckskin, rabbit fur, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 11 x 8 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 4 5/16 x 3 1/8 x 5 5/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 11 x 8.5 x 13.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 4 5/16 x 3 3/8 x 5 5/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3771.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The pair of small buckskin moccasins have very full white rabbit fur on the ankles. The top of the shoe is beaded with a blue flower with yellow center and two-tone green stems and leaves.