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Child's beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Actually meant to be worn by a child. the opening of the moccasins helps identify the actual use for children. the larger opening was so that the baby could get their little fat foot in, as opposed to small moccasins made for dolls that had smaller openings.

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

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; Cheyenne
Date: 
late 19th century - early 20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, glass, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.324a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8427.324; 84.324
Department: 
Not On View

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