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Mocassin Leggings

Mocassin Leggings
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Collector
Dr. Joallyn Archambault
Donor Name
Vanessa Morgan
Accession Date
1 Jun 1989
Object Type
Moccasin Legging
Length - Object
53 cm
Width - Object
25 cm
Accession Number
380526
USNM Number
E425673-0
Culture
Kiowa
Notes
RAWHIDE (COW?) SOLE WITH HAIR ON ATTACHED TO BUCKSKIN UPPER; UPPER PAINTED YELLOW; FRONT FLAP OF LEGGING TIED WITH BUCKSKIN THONGS. LINE OF METAL BUTTONS STAMPED "U.S. INDIAN SERVICE" ON LEGGING. LAZY STITCH SEED BEADWORK ON MOCCASIN BORDER AND LEGGING FLAP; ABSTRACT OVERLAY BEADWORK ON INSTEP. BEAD COLORS: WHITE, YELLOW, RED, ROSE, GREEN, PURPLES, BLUES. PURCHASED FROM MAKER VANESSA MORGAN; HAD BEEN WORN BY MORGAN'S DAUGHTER.
SEE LOAN FILE
Lazy stitch beadwork and metal buttons stamped "U.S. Indian Service" on legging, abstract overlay beadwork on instep. 20.75" (53 cm). Records: Purchased from the maker, Vanessa Morgan in 1988. The leggings had been worn by Morgan's daughter. Associated names: Morgan, Vanessa. (from Merrill, William L. et al. 1997. A Guide to the Kiowa Collections at the Smithsonian Institution. Smithsonian Contributions to Anthropology, no. 40. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.)
Record Last Modified
11 Dec 2014
Specimen Count
2
Data Source
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
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Place
Anadarko, Caddo County, Oklahoma, United States, North America