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Plains Indian Museum

Montana 236 Blackfeet 183
buffalo hide 28 glass beads 689 sinew 620 porcupine quills 146
Moccasins 497
ca. 1900
H: 8 in, L: 9.5 in, width: 3.75 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Buffalo hide uppers, soles and tongues. Lightweight buckskin ankle extensions sewn to uppers with a welted seam, buckskin thong ties pass through corners of uppers on either side of tongue and wrap around andle multiple times, sinew sewn. Vamps have 10 quillwork rows in red, yellow and natural with colors arranged to form a rough yellow V surrounded by red with the natural in the center. Lower edge of foot has a lazystitch beaded band of alternating red/white hearts and white traingles separated by a line of royal blue beads, all small seed beads.
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