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Moccasin

Object Number:97-84-1058.1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
White River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Buckskin
Bead
Quill
Tin
Hair
Length: 29 cm
Width: 11 cm
Depth: 10.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1058 - Old Museum Number
18349 - ANSP Number
I 1912 - Gottschall Number

Description

One of a pair of moccasins. Hard sole, buckskin upper quilled, groups of narrow red stripes alternating with solid red bands with central figure of purple and orange bars. Tongue quilled in same design, ending in quill-covered thongs and tinklers. Narrow beaded band above sole; red zigzag on white ground. Tie thong quilled, trailers.

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 1912View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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