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Hard soled beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs on the vamp, cuff, and in a circular pattern near the tongue / Unknown

Essay/Description

Partially beaded yellow pigment over hide. Integrated ear flaps - color reversal between flaps. Copper cones, blue pigment in toe field rosettes on tongues. Alternate patterns on toe. Heal fringe unique.

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Title(s): 
Hard soled beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs on the vamp, cuff, and in a circular pattern near the tongue
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Apache, Comanche, or Kiowa (artist and user)
Date: 
circa 1900
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, metal, pigment, cotton
Dimensions: 
Fringe Extended: 19 x 4 3/8 x 3 1/2 in. (48.3 x 11.1 x 8.9 cm) Largest Representative Moccasin Size: 4 5/8 x 11 1/8 x 3 1/2 in. (11.7 x 28.3 x 8.9 cm)
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.338a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8427.338 a-b; 26288; 28185; 8427.338; 84.338
Department: 
Not On View

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