Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of child's beaded moccasins
  • United States
  • pair of child's beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: United States
  • cloth, buckskin, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 6.5 x 5 x 11 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: a 2 1/2 x 1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 7 x 5 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 2 3/4 x 1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3836.a,b
Description

The pair of small cloth moccasins have cloth soles. The ankle flaps and tongue have white and light blue beaded edging. There is a light blue circle on top of the shoe with white and pink detail. The band around the bottom of the shoe is light blue with white triangles and pink detail. They have buckskin ties.