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Buffalo Bill Museum

Sioux 990
rawhide 1018 pigment 539 Beads 2617 braintanned 68 Buckskin 430 sinew 620
Moccasins 497
Square 16 diagonals 3
ca. 1880
H: 3.375 in, L: 10.75 in, width: 3.875 in
Credit Line:
Museum purchase - Gift of Buffalo Bill Cody to Fanny K. Schloss; acquired from Frederick K. Schloss
Braintanned buckskin uppers. Lazy stitch beaded vamp has a central red/white hearts and yellow banded square with dark blue at top and bottom and stepped diagonals off each corner in dark blue and red/white hearts, above and below square are H shapes in red/white hearts and dark blue, periwinkle blue background. Around bottom of upper are 4 lazy stitch beaded rows-1 dark blue, 1 yellow, 1 red/white hearts, 1 light turquoise. Heel seam and upper ankle edge have a row of dark blue triangles on light turquoise background. Buckskin thong ties through front corners, trapezoidal buckskin tongues. Rawhide soles cut from an old parfleche - blue, yellow and red painted designs visible inside. All sinew sewn.
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As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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