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Moccasin

Object Number:39-18-16.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Oglala
Provenience: South Dakota
Pine Ridge Reservation
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Buckskin
Bead
Quill
Length: 15 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Robert Frazier, 1939

Description

Rawhide soles; low buckskin tops with tongue and pointed, down-folding ankle flaps of buckskin sewed to them; buckskin tying thongs. Band of beads, with triangular designs in red and blue on white background on uppers along soles. Vamp decorated with parallel lines of pink porcupine quills.

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