Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • Native Alaskan peoples
  • pair of beaded moccasins, mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, fur, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 8 x 12.5 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 1/8 x 4 7/8 x 10 5/8 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 9 x 13 x 27 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/2 x 5 1/8 x 10 5/8 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2317.a,b
Description

The buckskin moccasins have fur trim on the ankle cuffs. The instep is decorated with a red and orange diamond and two smaller red and orange diamonds.