Pair of Moccasins
Arts of the Americas
early 20th century
Each: 10 13/16 x 4 5/16 in. (27.5 x 11 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
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Osage. Pair of Moccasins, early 20th century. Hide, beads, Each: 10 13/16 x 4 5/16 in. (27.5 x 11 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9035a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 11.694.9035a-b_PS2.jpg)
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Pair of moccasins with totally beaded blue and red thunderbird designs. According to Sean Standing Bear, (Osage) 10/20/2000, a non-Osage person might have made these because the birds are positioned upside down. Osage design dictates indicate the birds would point skywards.
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