Arapaho Northern (Native American). <em>Pair of Moccasins</em>, early 20th century. Hide, beads, 10 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (27 x 10 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.70a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.201.70a-b_view3.jpg)

Pair of Moccasins


Medium: Hide, beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 20th century

Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 3 15/16 in. (27 x 10 cm)


Accession Number: 43.201.70a-b

Image: CUR.43.201.70a-b_view3.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Definitely northern Plains. On Gros Vente moccasins one sees beaded designs like this on deer or elk hide, from around the Fort Belknap reservation region. But this "arrow" design is a very common design used by several different tribes. Since they do not look particularly Salish, or Sioux, they possibly are Arapaho.

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