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Women's leather moccasins with beaded rosette / Unknown

Essay/Description

Women's moccasins with commercially tanned leather soles. Decorated with beaded white rosette with integrated scalloped picot edge and diamond border designs.

Curatorial Remarks

Plain Osage women's leather moccasins. These appear to have been worn but not often. The sole is made from commercial leather, not rawhide. 1930-1940.

Tags: beadwork, beaded cuffs, beaded vamp, rosettered beads, blue beads, white beads
People: Osage
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: possibly domestic use or ceremonial events

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Women's leather moccasins with beaded rosette
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
circa 1930 - 1940
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Oklahoma, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
semi-tanned skin, commercially tanned leather, glass, cotton thread
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.415a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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