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Child’s beaded leather moccasins with floral designs and trimmed silk cuffs / William A. Patterson

Essay/Description

Child’s beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs.

Curatorial Remarks

Tags: tanned leather, children's moccasins, soft sole, Pink, ribbon work, bead work, leather ties, light blue, dark blue
People: possibly Iowa or Otoe-Missouria
Places: Prairie
Purpose: domestic use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Child’s beaded leather moccasins with floral designs and trimmed silk cuffs
Creator(s): 
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Iowa or Otoe-Missouria (artist and user)
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, silk, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
William A. Patterson Collection
Accession No: 
84.2323a-b
Department: 
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