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Women's beaded leather moccasins with blue beaded field and antelope and bird design / Unknown

Essay/Description

Beaded leather moccasins. Blue beaded field with geometric designs around perimeter. Zoomorphic designs on vamp. Split “V” cuff. All beadwork done with lazy stitch.

Curatorial Remarks

The bottoms of the moccasins show little to no ware, which indicates these were made for commercial sale.

Tags: beadwork, hard sole, thunder bird, Pink, deer, light blue, black, red, white, glass beads, leather ties
People: Cheyenne

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 blue beaded field and antelope and bird design
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cheyenne
Date: 
circa 1920 - 1930
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, sinew
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.331a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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