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Plains Indian Museum

Sioux 990
lazy stitch 368 red white hearts 134 Beads 2617 green 634 silver 707 faceted 12 sinew 620 gold 240 royal blue 11 White 769 Buckskin 430 seed 1420
Moccasins 497
diagonal rows 2 bands 37 rectangles 50 central doors triangles 289 stepped triangles with doors crosses 64
ca. 1885
H: 4.625 x 4.5 in, width: 3.5 x 3.375 in, L: 9.875 x 9.5 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Barron G. Collier, II
Dress and Adornment: Daily and/or Festive Adornment. Buckskin uppers, soles, tongue and rectangular cuff-sinew sewn. Fully beaded vamp has lazy stitched band of red white hearts down center with bands of white and royal blue triangles on either side, all on royal ground with 2 rows of faceted gold and 2 of faceted silver beads on each side. Sides are beaded all around with triangles of green, red white hearts, faceted gold and royal blue with a central door of faceted gold and royal, alternating with red white hearts and gold faceted crosses, all on white ground. Soles are fully lazy stitch beaded with diagonal rows of white and red white hearts rectangles on a central royal blue ground surrounded by red white hearts stepped triangles with doors of royal and white alternating with royal blue rectangles on a white ground.
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