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Pair of Moccasins, Part of War Outfit

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Hide, beads, pigment
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES late 19th-early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 10 13/16 x 4 3/4 in. (27.5 x 12.1 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 26.794a-b
    CREDIT LINE Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Cheyenne (Native American). Pair of Moccasins, Part of War Outfit, late 19th-early 20th century. Hide, beads, pigment, 10 13/16 x 4 3/4 in. (27.5 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 26.794a-b. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.26.794a-b.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pair of hide moccasins with a strip of beaded decoration down the front in blue, yellow, red, green and pink. Strips of hide tie the front and are fastened. The soles are painted with red, blue and green decorations. Somewhat worn.Part of material purchased as belonging to Red Cloud.
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    Pair of Moccasins, Part of War Outfit