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Child’s beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs / Unknown

Essay/Description

Child’s beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs.

Curatorial Remarks

There is nothing distinctive on these moccasins affiliating them as Tonkawa. It's rare to find Tonkawa material culture.

Tags: red cloth, torn, leather ties, circular design, soft solechildkidchildrenmoccasinsbeadworkblue
People: Southern Plains
Places: Southern Plains, 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): 
Child’s beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Tonkawa
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Southern Plains, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, glass, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.322a-b
Department: 
On View

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