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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
Lazy-Stitch 8 Beads 2617 leather 2024 Indian tanned 20
Names
moccasin 26
Subjects
triangles 289 bars 20 hearts 19
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
H: 4.125 in, L: 10 in, width: 3.625 in
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Margaret S. Garlow
Inscription:
Written on sole in red: G
Remarks:
Single Cheyenne or Arapaho moccasin, left foot, Indian tanned leather (possibly deerhide) upper with lazy-stitch beadwork consisting of a white band with red/white hearts triangles running down back of heel and around outer lower edge to about the base of the big toe and 1 long 2 section bar flanked by 2 smaller bars beaded in white, kelly green, red/white hearts and royal blue bands running from tongue to toe, all in seed beads; leather thong for tie woven through leather around ankle; sole was cut from a parfleche with painting to the inside.
Accession Number:
1.69.2372

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