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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990
Buckskin 430 braintanned 68 rawhide 1018 Beads 2617 sinew 620 muslin 89
Moccasins 497
rectangle 47 arrowheads 2 geometric 807
ca. 1910
H: 4.125 in, L: 11 in, width: 4.125 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot
Old tape labels on bottoms: P.G. Tryon/ No 51 beaded/moccasin
Dress and Adornment, Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Braintanned white buckskin uppers and trapezoidal tongue, rawhide sole cut from parfleche with geometric designs in red, yellow, green and blue on inside, welted seams with sole welt ends left trailing at heel, sinew sewn. Top edge bound with brown cotton muslin stitched with brown thread. Buckskin thong ties pass through holes at heels and upper fronts. Lazy stitch beaded vamps have a center white strip with a dark blue rectangle outline and a green rectangle outline flanked by 2 red/white hearts arrowheads, on each side of center strip is a red/white hearts rectangle outlined in white and a dark blue rectangle outlined in white on a clear dark green background. Border around bottom of foot has the same designs as center strip with 5 blue rectangles and 4 green rectangle/red arrowheads motifs.
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