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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Assiniboine 36 Gros Ventre 81
Descriptions
Buckskin 430 sole 9 sewn 8 periwinkle blue 3 Beads 2617 orange 203 pink 230 sinew 620 red white hearts 134 royal blue 11 seed 1420 rawhide 1018 White 769 fringe 575 Indian tanned 20
Names
Moccasins 497
Subjects
triangles 289 diamonds 119 cross 120 bands 37
Date:
ca. 1885
Dimensions:
L: 10.5 in, width: 3.625 in, H: 4 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Senator and Mrs. Alan K. Simpson
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Indian tanned buckskin upper with separate rectangular tongue, rawhide sole, fringed strip in heel seam, sinew sewn. Fully beaded upper (applique stitch) with a cross design on white triangles with orange rectangles bordered and connected with royal blue on vamp, diamond and triangles design in orange and royal on sides of ankles, all on periwinkle blue ground with a band around bottom edge of foot of triangles of orange or red white hearts bordered with white and royal on pink ground. Leather thong tie secured through holes at heel and front edges of narrow leather top ankle edge.
Accession Number:
NA.202.856

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