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Object Number:97-84-1551
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cheyenne (culture)
Arapaho
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
Near Canadian River
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Buckskin
Pigment
Bead
Tin
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1551 - Old Museum Number
17718 - ANSP Number
I 1914 - Gottschall Number

Description

Man's moccasins with rawhide sole and buckskin uppers, stained yellow. Tongue not separate, but cut with combination of Y and T types. Beaded circumferal and ankle bands and twin longitudinal stripes formed by small squares set cornerwise. Between the stripes the buckskin is painted purple and short buckskin thongs drawn through and strung with tinklers to form a fringe along outer side of moccasins. Long buckskin fringe tied to back seam, Apache borrowing: see note to 97-84-1531. Light and dark blue, red, and white beads.


Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1914View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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