Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC6162

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Arikara - Upper Missouri

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Buckskin, beads, rawhide, blue ribbon, paint.

Description: Floral beaded designs on buckskin with buffalo rawhide soles that are painted on the inside. A letter dated December 14, 1865, says the shoes were made by Pink, "the daughter of an Indian Chief, a wild untutored girl...

Dimensions: Length 9.5 inches width 3 inches

References:

Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 141

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