Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC1852

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Comanche

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Glass beads, buckskin, rawhide, red and yellow ocher.

Description: Buffalo rawhide soles are sinew stitched to soft buckskin tops that are beaded. Fringe hangs from the outside and the heels where some is braided. The whole moccasin is covered with yellow ocher except the vamp which is colored red. Long beaded buckskin tabs cover the entire instep and continue past the toe. No wear on the soles.

Dimensions: Length 10.5 inches


Nebraska Historical Society by trade.


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 68

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