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Buffalo Bill Museum

Makers
Arapaho 103
Descriptions
porcupine 379 rawhide 1018 Indian tanned 20 Lazy-Stitch 8 quills 403 Beads 2617 leather 2024
Names
moccasin 26
Subjects
boxes 32 hearts 19
Date:
ca. 1880
Dimensions:
H: 4.375 in, L: 9.75 in, width: 3.5 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow
Remarks:
Single Arapaho moccasin, right foot, Indian tanned thick leather uppers with 5 bands of red-orange porcupine quill work across toe, lazy-stitch beaded band runs down heel and completely around lower edge of moccasins in green with blue and yellow, red/white hearts and yellow boxes interspersed, all in seed beads; leather thong for tie woven through leather around ankle, attached cuff with double tie on right side; tongue is made of 2 pieces sewn together down the middle; leather thong tassle attached through heel right above sole; sole made of rawhide.
Accession Number:
1.69.2369

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