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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Arapaho 103
Descriptions
glass beads 689 sinew 620 soles 149 brain-tanned 11 rawhide 1018 buffalo hide 28
Names
Moccasins 497
Subjects
bands 37 box 28 bars 20 long triangles 2 triangles 289
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
H: 3.25 in, width: 3.25 in, L: 9.25 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Walter Hunt in honor of Margo Grant
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Brain-tanned buffalo one piece uppers with triangular tongue and heel seam sinew sewn to rawhide soles. Lazy stitch beaded vamp and sides have a center band and a band all around lower edge of foot in white with designs of two red white hearts triangles pointing to a box of greasy blue. On either side of band on vamp are long triangles of green with 2 diagonal rows of light orange boxes. A band of green borders the white band around sides of foot. Top edge of vamp and heel seam have a narrow band of white with clear royal bars.
Accession Number:
NA.202.862

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