Pair of Women's Moccasins Attached to Leggings
Arts of the Americas
Hide, pigment, glass beads, sinew, fur
early 20th century
24 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (62.2 x 8.3 x 24.1 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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Osage, Comanche. Pair of Women's Moccasins Attached to Leggings, early 20th century. Hide, pigment, glass beads, sinew, fur, 24 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 9 1/2 in. (62.2 x 8.3 x 24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9055a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 11.694.9055a-b_PS2.jpg)
overall, 11.694.9055a-b_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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These knee- high moccasins have a turned over flap on the top that is longer in back than front and is fringed. A separate band of hide is trimmed with beadwork and sewn down the front of the leg, overlapping the base of the foot. Another band of beadwork runs around the bottom of legging where it joins.
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