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Moccasin

Object Number:45-15-467
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Glass
Quill
Fiber
Flannel
Technique:Tanned
Beaded
Iconography:Floral Motif
Length: 24.13 cm
Width: 11.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Smoked buckskin, T-heel seam and toe-seam with very short horizontals. U-shaped instep piece faced with red flannel and beaded in floral design black, white and green. Paired scrolls ornament the whole moccasin top mostly in very small seed beads, black, white, red and irridescent. Ankle opening is strengthened by a buckskin strip lashed on.

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