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Object description

  • Inunaina (Arapaho) artist
  • Moccasin, before 1887
  • Leather, glass
  • Great Plains, United States
  • L: 10 1/4 in, W: 4 in, D: 4 in (L: 26.0 cm, W: 10.2 cm, D: 10.2 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1887
  • E1885


This is a pair of men's ankle high moccasins. The moccasins are decorated with a band of white beadwork with dark green triangles around the base. The vamp is decorated with dark green, white and orange beadwork. There is a strip of leather tied around the ankle at the top of the moccasin.