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Moccasins, c. 1890
Beads on leather
x 7 1/16 in. ( x 18 cm)
glass beads and leather
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 75, fig. 250.
"American Indian Art," Summer 1977.
Sioux moccasins with beaded soles were often erroneously called "wedding" or "burial" moccasins. In face, they were work for many occasions. Old photographs show Sioux adults and children wearing moccasins with beaded soles at Fourth of July celebrations. Moccasins like these are an example of heavy beading and extended design field the characterized Plains beadwork of the Reservation Era.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
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Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 75, Figure Number: 250
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