Moccasin

1966.1.359

Category

Dimensions

8.890 cm. W x 26.670 cm. L Item (Overall)

Description
"This Indian tanned, smoked brown buckskin is made into a soft-soled moccasin with an oval black velvet tongue sewed into the instep in a floral design. The toe is pointed a characteristic of the Chippewas (Ojibwas) who made these moccasins." The back and sides of these adult sized moccasins are black velvet with a floral beaded design. The flowers are dark colors, joined together by a white beaded stem.

Related People and Organizations
Helbing, Cleora

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