Object photography

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Object description

  • Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux) artist
  • Moccasin, before 1970
  • Leather, glass, sinew
  • Great Plains, North America
  • L: 10 in, W: 4 1/4 in, D: 3 3/4 in (L: 25.4 cm, W: 10.8 cm, D: 9.5 cm)
  • Gift of Mr. Willoughby I. Stuart, Mr. Harborne Wentworth Stuart, Mrs. E. S. Pratt, and Mrs. J. Randolph Coolidge, 1970
  • E44872


This pair of tanned buckskin moccasins are decorated with multicolored glass beadwork around the base and the vamp in geometric patterns.The glass beadwork is sewn to the moccasins with animal sinew.