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Moccasin

Object Number:97-84-1531.2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cheyenne (culture)
Arapaho
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma
Near Canadian River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Rawhide
Buckskin
Pigment
Bead
Length: 13.34 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1531 - Old Museum Number
17678 - ANSP Number
II 1002 - Gottschall Number

Description

One of a pair of child's moccasins with a rawhide sole and a buckskin upper stained yellow. Beaded circumferal band, instep and two longitudinal stripes with space between painted red. Designs bird, mammal and pipe; dark blue on white ground. The twin longitudinal stripes from instep to toes with elongated painted V-strip between show borrowing from Apache moccasin which has the V-tongue thus inserted v.

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. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 1002View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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