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Plains Indian Museum

Cheyenne 264
Beads 2617 sinew 620 ochre 31 braintanned 68 Buckskin 430
Moccasins, men's 3
arrows 22 Diamond 223 hourglass 62 triangles 289 hexagon
ca. 1890
H: 3.75 in, L: 10.75 in, width: 3.625 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Herbert Schinderman
Dress and Adornment, Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Braintanned buckskin uppers with yellow ochre coloring, trapezoidal tongue with V cut in end, rawhide soles cut from an old parfleche (brown strips visible across middle inside both soles), all sinew sewn. Buckskin thong tie goes around lower ankle on outside and through holes in front near tongue. Almost fully lazy stitch beaded uppers (except upper ankles and tongues) with sinew in small beads, white background overall. Vamp has a center light turquoise diamond with red border, side triangular extensions and dark blue paired right triagnles at top and bottom. Three small blue arrows point toward toe on either side of center. Five row band around foot has 5 tall hourglass designs in clear dark green and 4 hexagons in yellow, light turquoise and red with horizontally attached pairs of dark blue right triangles. A 6th ankle row has 2 blue and 1 red arrow pointing toward toe on each side, 7th row is beaded over the buckskin thong tie with solid clear dark red towards back separated by lines of dark blue and light turquoise.
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