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Beaded leather moccasins with red and black geometric designs against a blue beaded background / Unknown

Essay/Description

Cheyenne women’s moccasins from the late 19th century. Blue beaded background with various red and black beaded geometric designs at perimeter and red beaded geometric designs on vamp, with a small lane of beading at instep. “V” shaped spilt in cuff. All beading is done with lazy stitch.

Curatorial Remarks

Tags: beaded
People: Cheyenne
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial, public events

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

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Title(s): 
Beaded leather moccasins with red and black geometric designs against a blue beaded background
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cheyenne
Date: 
late 19th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.282a-b
Previous Number(s): 
84.282
Department: 
On View

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