Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCHTM1882

Category: Moccasins - High-top

Region: Plains

Tribe: Comanche

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Buckskin, glass beads, pigments, German silver, rawhide

Description: Ladies high-tops, each made of one-piece buckskin with hard rawhide soles. Beaded flaps on the outside of each leg are beaded in thin U shaped panels. German silver buttons are placed inside each panel, the center of which is rubbed with green pigment. Each vamp is decorated with a round, mixed-bead "peyote" button.

Dimensions: Height 21.5 inches


Joe Rivera


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 72

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