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Plains Indian Museum

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Eastern Sioux 21
Descriptions
cow rawhide 5 cowhide 19 hair 424 muslin 89 sinew 620 Beads 2617 alam tanned
Names
Moccasins 497
Subjects
Diamond 223 checkerboard 11
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
H: 8.55 in, L: 10.375 in, width: 4 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Guido R. Rahr, Jr
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Alam-tanned cowhide uppers sinew sewn to cow rawhide soles with remnants of reddish brown hair. Upper includes long trapezoidal tongue, muslin ankle wraps sinew sewn to moccasin edge. Commercial leather thong ties woven through holes around ankle edge with extra length to wrap around muslin extensions. Vamps are lazy stitch beaded with a diamond divided into checkerboard squares in royal blue, yellow, clear red, green and white. Appended to diamond points are long triangles in clear red with royal bottoms.
Accession Number:
NA.202.904

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