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Men’s beaded leather moccasins with white beaded field with a line of green beading and geometric patterns around perimeter

Essay/Description

Men’s beaded leather moccasins. White beaded field with a line of green beading and geometric patterns around perimeter. Vamp features geometric patterns. Split “V” cuff. All beadwork done with lazy stitch.

Curatorial Remarks

These men's moccasins were most likely worn for a pow wow.

Tags: geometric designs, hard sole, worn moccasins, beadwork, glass beads, green, white, red, leather ties
People: Cheyenne
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: social events, recreational activities

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

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Title(s): 
Men’s beaded leather moccasins with white beaded field with a line of green beading and geometric patterns around perimeter
Creator(s): 
Unidentified (Author)
Culture: 
Native American; Cheyenne
Date: 
circa 1920 - 1930
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
commercial leather, glass, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.329a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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