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Plains Indian Museum

Eastern Woodlands 11 Midwest 5
glass beads 689 silk ribbon 38 tanned hide 570 cotton thread 354
Moccasins 497
ca. 1890
L: 9 in, wide at widest point: 4.25 in, H: 2 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Women's moccasins with soft bottom, one piece tanned hide seamed up the heel, with attached ankle cuff, pointed to V in front. No tongue. Appears to be a tie on front upper near cuff points. Large oak leaf embroidered in glass beads on vamp in green, outlined in black, then white beads. Ankle cuff covered in burgundy silk fabric and edged in purple silk ribbon, with a single line of translucent gold beads all around perimeter of purple ribbon trim. Outside edge of cuff is outlined with white beads, doubled up to give a fringe or lace look.
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