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Women's beaded high-top moccasins / Unknown

Essay/Description

Beaded leather boot leggings.

Curatorial Remarks

Used 20th century moccasins during pow wows. This is an example of pan-Indian evident through the Sioux style beadwork. When the 20th century begins, cultural exchange of styles between tribes occur.

Tags: beadwork, button, fringe, metal studs, leather
People: possibly Cheyenne or Arapaho
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: 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 beaded high-top moccasins
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Southern Cheyenne or Arapaho
Date: 
circa 1920
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, metal
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.435a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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