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Beaded leather moccasins with copper cones and fringe / Unknown

Essay/Description

Beaded leather moccasins with geometric designs.

Curatorial Remarks

Tags: early 20th century, beaded
People: Kiowa, or Osage
Places: Southern Plains, central 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): 
Beaded leather moccasins with copper cones and fringe
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Emil William Lenders
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Kiowa or Osage
Date: 
circa 1940 - 1950
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Oklahoma, Southern Plains, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, glass, copper, cotton
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 1/4 × 11 1/4 × 2 1/4 in. (10.8 × 28.6 × 5.7 cm) Fringe Extended: 4 1/4 × 19 3/8 × 2 1/4 in. (10.8 × 49.2 × 5.7 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Emil Lenders Collection
Accession No: 
84.359a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8427.359; 84.359
Department: 
On View

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