Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA3483B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Apache
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Skin

One of a pair of tall, moccasins boots. An ankle thong is wrapped around the boot and ties at the front. Stiff, leather sole that curls up at the front. Just above the sole, the upper is dyed with thin red and blue lines. The tip has a semicircle going across the toes in red and blue. The top of the boot is curled down over itself forming a long collar. A thick, band of blue is dyed at the very top of the boot where the collar fold begins. A seam runs up the entire length of the boot on one side. The seam at the collar is decorated with leather tassels. Opposite the seam side, there is a small figure, possibly a butterfly, made of three triangles dyed in blue.

Height 25.5 cm
Length 77 cm
Width 9.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Mrs. Patrick Henry Ray, 1915
Other Number G117 - Other Number | 4 - Other Number

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