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Pair of Moccasins

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Deerskin, beads, silk
DATES ca. 1820–1840
DIMENSIONS Each: 9 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 4 in. (24.1 x 9.5 x 10.2 cm)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Gift of Herman Delman
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Hide moccasins with a beaded floral design in blue and white seed beads. The scalloped ankles are edged with beige silk fabric. The bottom of these moccasins has the accession number and Sioux written on them however they are more in the style of Muscogee (Creek) mocs. from Georgia or Alabama.
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