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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990
braintanned 68 rawhide 1018 Buckskin 430 Beads 2617 sinew 620 tin cones 81
Moccasins, men's 3
triangles 289
ca. 1880
H: 4.55 in, L: 11.575 in, width: 4.125 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. Albert Andrews.
Dress and Adornment, Daily and or Festive Adornment. Braintanned buckskin uppers sinew sewn to rawhide sides, separate rectangular buckskin tongue with 2 extensions, buckskin thong tie woven through holes around ankle. Sinew sewn. Lazy stitch beaded uppers have a three row band around bottom and down center of vamp with outer rows of white containing dark blue triangles pointing toward center row of red/white hearts, rest of vamp is filled in green and a wide green row borders the white and red band around heel, rows across upper vamp and around upper ankle are white with dark blue triangles, end of tongue is beaded in white and dark blue blocks, tongue extensions are beaded in white with dark blue T shapes, upper ankle edges and tongue edges are trimmed with red/white hearts beads, tongue extensions have tin cone danglers.
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