Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • unknown Ojibwe (Ojibwa) maker
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: Odena, Wisconsin, United States
  • buckskin, cotton, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: each 8.5 x 9.5 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: each 3 3/8 x 3 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1804.a,b

The buckskin moccasins have a decorative edge around the opening and a tie. The vamp has a floral design consisting of the outline of a tulip-like flower in red and light blue. The leaf outlines are in light green, orange, pink, red, and medium blue.