Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • United States
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, rawhide, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 9 x 10 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 9 x 10 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 10 5/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3826.a,b
Description

The pair of buckskin moccasins have rawhide soles. The band of beading around most of the bottom has a pink field with clusters of three dark blue triangles. The top is decorated with a cross with flared arms in white, dark blue, light blue and pink.