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Boy's beaded dance moccasins with fringed instep and beaded band above sole / Julia Pipestem

Curatorial Remarks

These are not traditional Otoe style; collected by the Osage. By mid-20th century, the Otoe were making a generic Southern style of moccasins. The outline bead work and fringe on the back of the moccasins are indicators of Southern Plains style.

Tags: pow wow moccasins, Southern Plains style moccasins, trailers
People: Otoe
Places: Southern Plains,
Purpose: ceremonial events

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

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Title(s): 
Boy's beaded dance moccasins with fringed instep and beaded band above sole
Creator(s): 
Julia Pipestem (Artist)
Harry Roy War Eagle (Used by)
Gregory Perino (Collection)
Culture: 
Native American; Otoe-Missouria (artist), Osage (user)
Date: 
1960
Period: 
Contemporary
Place: 
Hominy, Oklahoma, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
semi-tanned skin, dye, glass, cotton
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gregory Perino Collection
Accession No: 
84.829h-i
Previous Number(s): 
84.829
Department: 
Not On View

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