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This pair of leather moccasins, possibly Siouan, is decorated with white, dark red, and dark blue beads in diamond and zig-zag patterns. The tongue or decorative tab is beaded with blue, red, yellow, green, and white beads in a linear pattern. The cuffs are covered with red blanket cloth, edged in beads and cotton binding, and sewn with sinew and cotton thread. Twisted leather thongs decorate the heel.

Date: Unknown

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Item Number: 509373
Call Number: 25.39.5 Koentz donation 11.5" x 9"
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 509373

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