Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pair of beaded moccasins
  • Rocky Boy
  • pair of beaded moccasins, late 1800s–1963
  • Where object was made: Rocky Boy Reservation, Montana, United States
  • buckskin, beading
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a 9 x 9.5 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 9 x 9 x 25.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: b 3 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 10 1/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3750.a,b
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

The buckskin moccasins have buckskin soles. They have a beaded "T" shape in black and white diagonal lines, oriented toward the center. Small white and black crosses dangle from the ends.