Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC1816

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Quills, buckskin, glass beads, cloth.

Description: Sole beaded and quilled on native tanned leather. Quilled spider motifs decorate the insteps (purple on the right and yellow on the left). The sole edges are beaded all around and green cloth is stitched around the ankles. Buckskin fringe hangs on the heels.

Dimensions: Length 10 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 65

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