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Beaded leather moccasins with fully beaded soles / Native American; Sioux

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Beaded leather moccasins with fully beaded soles. Red beaded field with geometric designs around perimeter, on vamp, and on the soles. Green beads along the top of the cuff, and purple silk sewn on around the cuff. All beadwork done with lazy stitch.

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Title(s): 
Beaded leather moccasins with fully beaded soles
Culture: 
Native American; Sioux
Date: 
circa 1940
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Great Plains, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
leather, glass, silk, cotton string
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.391a-b
Department: 
On View

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