Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • North or Central America
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1999
  • Where object was made: Northeastern United States
  • buckskin, cloth, beading, dyeing
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 6.5 x 11 x 23 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 2 1/2 x 4 5/16 x 9 1/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 8 x 10.5 x 22.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 8 7/8 in
  • Gift of Dorwin Lamkin
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3780.a,b

The pair of buckskin moccasins has red cloth edging on the ankle flaps and red cloth ties. They have flower designs on the tops of the shoes in green, light blue, medium blue and purple. The ankle flaps are beaded with a flower in light blue and purple, medium blue and red, pink and purple, medium blue and red and green and orange.