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Women's beaded leather moccasins with small beaded medallions on vamp / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

The circular, beaded design on the vamp is indicative of Osage style. Osage women typically wore moccasins at home.

Tags: Worn, hard sole, women, moccasins, beadwork, red, white, blue, glass beads
People: Osage
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use

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

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Title(s): 
Women's beaded leather moccasins with small beaded medallions on vamp
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Oklahoma, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
semi-tanned skin, commercially tanned leather, glass, sinew, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.294a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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