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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318
Buckskin 430 smoked 60 braintanned 68 Beads 2617 newspaper 3
moccasins, woman's 7
floral 651
ca. 1940
H: 10.375 in, L: 9.5 in, width: 3.375 in
Credit Line:
Simplot Collection, Gift of J.R. Simplot.
Dress and Adornment, Daily Attire And/Or Festive Attire. Braintanned and smoked buckskin uppers, soles with welted seams, rounded tongues and ankle extensions with pinked top edges. Sole at heel has been cut and resewn to imitate a T seam with 4 "tails" ankle extensions lap over and fasten down the outside with 9 oblong yellow beads used as buttons, thread sewn. Vamps each have a single applique stitch beaded 5 petal flower in orange and yellow outlined in black and highlighted with royal blue and white and with 3 green leaves, outer flaps of ankle extensions have 25 petal flowers in royal blue and yellow outlined in black and highlighted with orange and white and with leaves and connecting vines in a green and clear green. Side and bottom edges of flaps are picot beaded with periwinkle blue. Beadwork on flap of A is backed with newspaper printed with several small stories and an ad mentiong Nevads; newspaer backing in B is printed with radio program schedules and edges of 3 comic strips, one of which is dated 3-4.
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