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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990
Buckskin 430 braintanned 68 Beads 2617 sinew 620 rawhide 1018
Moccasins 497
cross 120 triangles 289
ca. 1900
H: 6 in, L: 10.25 in, width: 3.625 in
Credit Line:
Chandler Pohrt Collection, Gift of Amalia and Harold Ramser, Jr.
Dress and Adornment: Daily and or Festive Adornment. Braintanned buckskin uppers with rectangular self tongue sinew sewn to rawhide soles. Very lightweight buckskin ankle wrap sinew sewn to ankle edge of upper. Buckskin thong tie across base of tongue and through holes on either side. Almost fully lazy stitch beaded uppers (except ankle extensions) have a three row band down center of vamp and around bottom with outer rows of light blue and middle row of alternating royal blue and red/white hearts tirangles separated by white beads. Rest of vamp is filled in with green containing one red/white hearts center royal blue cross on each side. Row around upper ankle is also green and has 3 red/white hearts center royal blue crosses on each side, all sinew sewn.
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