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Moccasins

Moccasins
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Collector
Charles Mckibben
Donor Name
Patrick Snow
Accession Date
1 Sep 1989
Collection Date
April 30, 1883
Object Type
Moccasin
Length - Object
26 cm
Width - Object
10 cm
Accession Number
369754
USNM Number
E425599-0
Culture
Sioux, Hunkpapa Lakota
Notes
PAIR HARD SOLE MOCCASINS; SEPARATE PIECES OF ANIMAL HIDE FORM SOLES, UPPERS, TONGUES AND CUFFS; LEFT MOCCASIN IS ENTIRELY SINEW-SEWN; RIGHT MOCCASIN INCLUDES COMMERCIAL THREAD; REMNANTS OF RED WOOL CLOTH AT CUFF AND TONGUE SEAMS; TANNED UPPERS DECORATED WITH REMNANTS OF PARALLEL ROWS OF ONE-QUILL QUILLWORK IN GREEN,YELLOW AND PINK(?), SEWN WITH COMMERCIAL THREAD; BORDER OF BLUE SEED BEADS IN LAZYSTITCH WITH COMMERCIAL THREAD; THONG LACES WITH REMNANTS OF GREEN AND YELLOW(?) WRAPPED QUILLWORK. MOCCASINS WERE BOUGHT BY COLLECTOR FROM ONE OF SITTING BULL'S WIVES. SEE ACCESSION FILE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION.
Record Last Modified
30 Apr 2015
Specimen Count
2
Data Source
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Place
Chamberlain, Brule County, South Dakota, United States, North America