From: New Mexico | Jicarilla Reservation | Dulce Reservation

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA2170B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Apache
Provenience New Mexico | Jicarilla Reservation | Dulce Reservation
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Leather | Glass

One of a pair of beaded, leather moccasins. Laces are attached at the side and through a tongue which is folded over itself and dyed green. Stiff leather sole with fur still on the exterior. Heavily beaded, soft, buckskin uppers. The sides have a lower band of yellow beads with butterflies in blue, pink and red beads. Above this band is a 0.6cm thick band of green with diagonal white and red bands. The tip is decorated with blue and red beads. The top of the moccasin is beaded green with small, pink triangles and squares.

Length 20 cm
Width 8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Miss Ella Parsons, 1911

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