Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC1822

Category: Moccasins

Region: Southwest

Tribe: Apache - Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Native tanned leather and buckskin, glass beads, tin cones, red and yellow ocher, rawhide, sinew.

Description: Hard rawhide soles are sinew stitched to leather tops, which are covered with yellow ocher around the outsides and red ocher on the vamps and insteps there are also beaded. Tin cones hang on the outsides. Long fringe hangs on the back ankles and heels.

Dimensions: Length 10 inches


Joseph Henry Sharp


Used as models in many paintings including "Mending the Bow". On exhibit in the Buffalo Bill Historical Center


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 67

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