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Exhibit Notes: Moccasins: Commercially tanned deer hide with rawhide soles. High top with beading running up the length of the high top. Applique floral design on the vamp with a bead border along the ankle seam as well. Row of silver tacks running the length of the top next to the beading. Brass trim on the edge of the high top. Kiowa and Plains people would wear these in everyday life and to festive events as well. . The treatment of the ankle flaps by the Kiowa is an important attribute. Museum Record: NA.202.184| ca. 1915| L: 10 in, W: 3.5 in, H: 22.8 in| Dress and Adornment: Clothes; Floral design; High tops; Silver tacks; Rawhide Bottoms; Deer hide; Brass trim| Plains Indian Museum, Buffalo bill Center of the West.

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Kiowa 37 Plains 566
brass 1442 commercially 16 soles 149 rawhide 1018 deer 681 tacks 95 hide 1074 silver 707 tanned 631 applique 85 high tops 8 trim 28
Moccasins 497
floral 651
ca. 1915
L: 10 in, width: 3.5 in, H: 22.75 in
Dress and Adornment: Daily And/Or Festive Adornment. Commercially tanned, applique floral bead design on vamp, bead border lane along bottom of high tops, up front of top. Row of silver tacks beside bead border on tops. Brass trim along edge of high top. Rawhide soles.
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