Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of child's embroidered moccasins
  • Wyandot (Huron) peoples
  • pair of child's embroidered moccasins, 1922
  • Where object was made: Oklahoma, United States
  • buckskin, thread, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 5.5 x 6.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 2 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 5 11/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 4 x 6.5 x 14.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 1 9/16 x 2 1/2 x 5 11/16 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3861.a,b
Description

The toe on the pair of small buckskin moccasions is decorated with a three petal design, embroidered in purple, red and bright green. There are small buckskin triangle flaps around the opening.