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Miniature leather moccasins with beadwork and yellow pigment

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These moccasins were likely created for commercial sale to tourists. Women commonly sold beadwork to visitors at the 101 ranch show at the beginning of the 20th century as it traveled across the United States.

Tags: moccasins, leather, beadwork, dye
People: Plains
Places: Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, commercial sale

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

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Title(s): 
Miniature leather moccasins with beadwork and yellow pigment
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Plains
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, glass, pigment
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.943a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8427.943 a-b
Department: 
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