Object photography

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Object description

  • Sioux artist
  • Pair of moccasins, 19th century
  • Leather, glass
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 6 1/8 in, W: 3 3/4 in, D: 3 1/2 in (L: 15.6 cm, W: 9.5 cm, D: 8.9 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10567


This is a pair of leather moccasins decorated with glass beadwork. The vamp is yellow with a dark blue edge and a green cross in middle. There is a broad violet band all around with yellow, dark blue and green geometric patterns. There is a strip of leather used to tighten the moccasins.