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Moccasin

Object Number:45-15-449A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Shoshone
Provenience: Wyoming
Culture Area: Great Basin Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Moose Skin
Glass
Technique:Smoked
Beaded
Length: 26.67 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Mooseskin, smoke tanned, sole and upper in one piece, but with inserted quadrangular heel-piece and sewed-on long quadrangular tongue. Instep with beaded design, instep band lateral tassels and long central pendant with attached triangle, marginal band from end of instep band. Colors include light and dark blue, green, red, yellow, and white, medium shank strip.

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