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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Apache 71 Southwest 230
Descriptions
tanned hide 162 sinew 620 pigment 539 rawhide 1018
Names
Moccasins 497
Date:
1910-1930
Dimensions:
L: 40 in, L: 9.5 in, width: 4.5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
tall, plain tanned hide moccasins covered in brown/orange ochre pigment one piece, seamed down back with 1 ¼” flap, and sewn to rawhide sole with sinew thread. Rawhide soles that turn up into “noses” at the tip. The oval shaped “nose” is decorated with two rows of triangles cut our from the rawhide, and colored in with blue, also two curved thick lines projecting downward from rows. Hide strip serves as tie around the ankle, laced through slit openings in hide base. Front design (both) drawn at top of “b” in possible ink, of curved shapes, lighting bolt, and circles measures 5 ½” L x 3”W. Back of top has design in blue pigment with two downward touching triangles, and very faded curved lines outside.
Accession Number:
NA.202.1368

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