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Cheyenne Artist

Moccasins, n.d.
Beads on leather
3 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. (10 x 9.53 x 26.35 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Abernethy
Accession Number: P5271a,b
Yellow-dyed buckskin with stiff soles and all beaded uppers. Red-dyed central bar with metal bead flowers. Multi-colored hourglass designs on clear beadwork. Long yellow fringe on side and back. Cut glass beads. One of the finest objects in the collection.

glass beads and leather

A white paper tag with a red border is affixed to the bottom of the left moccasin. Handwritten in graphite, it reads: "Cheyenne / Chieftian [sic]".
A paper tag is attached to the right moccasin. Handwritten in black ink, it reads: "All beads / on these / moccasins / are cut glass".

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  • Overall Dimensions: 3 15/16 x 3 3/4 x 10 3/8 in. (10 x 9.53 x 26.35 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Overall Dimensions: 3 15/16 x 3 5/8 x 10 3/8 in. (10 x 9.21 x 26.35 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Fringe Dimensions: 9 1/4 in. (23.5 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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