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Women’s beaded leather moccasins with white beaded background on perimeter and vamp / Unknown

Essay/Description

Women’s beaded leather moccasins. White beaded background on perimeter and vamp. Small lane of blue beading on perimeter, red beaded geometric design on vamp. Red and white beading along top of cuff. All beading done with lazy stich.

Curatorial Remarks

Italian or Czech red, very fine, faceted beads used in a lazy stitch style. Red beads, commercial leather. Moccasins made in the Cheyenne style.

Dr. Garrick Bailey, Professor of Anthropology for The University of Tulsa, 2018

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Title(s): 
Women’s beaded leather moccasins with white beaded background on perimeter and vamp
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cheyenne; Southern (artist and user)
Date: 
circa 1930
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, glass, sinew
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.332a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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