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This pair of leather moccasins is decorated with a colorful variety of beads in diamond, cross, and linear patterns. The cuff is bound with a red cotton fabric and the moccasins are tied with a leather thong. When they were donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 1959 they had lost their provenience, their record of ownership. While this is disappointing, it does not mean the moccasins have lost all of their utility and value. They can still be used for teaching purposes as an example of an early ethnographic item in Kansas.

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Item Number: 509211
Call Number: 59.136.2 Garwood donation Right:10.5" x 4.5" x 4.25" Left: 10.7" x 4.25" x 4"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509211

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