Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC6104

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Iron and glass beads, native tanned leather, sinew, quills, feathers, tin cones.

Description: Sole beaded moccasins with glass and faceted iron bead decorations. Forked beaded tabs cover the instep and are decorated at the ends with red dyed feathers stuffed in tin cones. A single quilled buckskin thong circles the ankle to tie the moccasins on .

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

Click on photo for larger picture

Return to