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Object Number:38360A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux (uncertain)
Assiniboine (uncertain)
Provenience: United States of America
Montana (uncertain)
Fort Peck Reservation (uncertain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Length: 25.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901


Right moccasin decorated with beadwork and lined with cloth. The tongue and ankle are lined with alternating strips of black and red checked cloth, with an undyed inner cloth lining. The moccasin has no laces, and there is a sticker on the tongue with 199 printed on it. The surface of the shoe is covered with seed beads in geometric patterns. The primary colors used are green, red, and white, with accents in light green, yellow, blue, and indigo. The sole of the shoe is covered with light scratches and has three small holes in it near the heel.

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