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Plains Indian Museum

Midwest 5 Plains 566
glass beads 689 cotton thread 354 dye 189 canvas 234 metal beads 6 rubber 92 Horse Hair 108 tanned hide 570
Moccasins 497
ca. 1950s
H: 3.5 in, width: 4 in, L: 9 in
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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
Center vamp seam and back seamed moccasins, with attached ankle cuff and inserted beaded panel around ankle. Short tongue upward from vamp. Tongue is backed with rubberbacked canvas - either makes these items date late or was 20th century repair. Semi-pointed toe. Ties at ankle, front. U-shaped design on vamp. Majority white seed beads, with light green row, and med. blue and green V-shape line, and square diamond in red with silver metal beads and pink center. The most outer three rows are horsehair wrapped in orange dyed horsehair (?) - last first two; outer is horse hair wrapped in light green dyed horsehair (?). The decorative cuff around the ankle is pinked and has seed bead design in lines or pink, white, light green, and red. White rows are small v's to give effect of lace.
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