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February 24, 2012

Moccasins

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Moccasins

Pair of sinew-sewn leather moccasins with rawhide soles lined in blue cloth. The moccasins are decorated with glass seed beads arranged in a geometric design and feature heel seam fringe, leather thong tie closure, and a split tongue with attached metal tinkler cones and remnants of red feathers.  Predominant colors are white, blue, rose red, green, and orange.  Created circa 1900; possibly Dakota.

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