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Child's Pair of Beaded Moccasins

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Hide, beads
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES late 19th or early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS a: 14 x 2 1/2 x 6 in. (35.6 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm) b: 14 x 3 x 6 1/4 in. (35.6 x 7.6 x 15.9 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 13.15a-b
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Possibly Cheyenne (Native American). Child's Pair of Beaded Moccasins, late 19th or early 20th century. Hide, beads, a: 14 x 2 1/2 x 6 in. (35.6 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 13.15a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 13.15a-b_view2_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 13.15a-b_view2_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION The object is a child's pair of beaded moccasins. Its design, often used by Cheyenne artists, is made up of a stepped pyramid design otherwise known as the 'tipi' door design.
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    Possibly Cheyenne (Native American). <em>Child's Pair of Beaded Moccasins</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Hide, beads, a: 14 x 2 1/2 x 6 in. (35.6 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 13.15a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 13.15a-b_view2_PS2.jpg)