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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Cree 51
Descriptions
Red 1061 clear green 12 Beads 2617 thread 225 black 554 Indian tanned 20 net beaded smoked 60 cloth 876 yellow 526 twill 15 red white hearts 134 canvas 234 hightop dark brown 54 White 769 faceted silver double layer Buckskin 430 double pointed tongue sewn 8 seed 1420 sinew 620 faceted gold
Names
Moccasins 497
Subjects
chevrons 10
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 10.25 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 9.125 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. D. Harold Byrd, Jr.
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Indian tanned and smoked buckskin (deer possibly) upper with separate double pointed tongue, buckskin sole with heavy (buffalo possibly) leather heel section, sinew sewn; red twill cloth band sewn on around ankle with dark brown thread; double layer canvas hightops added with stitching in white thread, some black thread stitching at front edge. Leather upper fully net beaded with chevrons of red white hearts and clear green on white ground with faceted silver beads at intersections, bands around bottom edge of foot and ankle in white, yellow, clear green and red white hearts with faceted silver, faceted gold and white beads at intersections. Leather thong tie woven through holes in leather and red twill at ankle then wraps around canvas high top several times.
Accession Number:
NA.202.852

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