Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC71

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Comanche

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Glass beads, commercial leather, sinew, green and red ocher, buckskin, cotton thread.

Description: Commercial leather soles are sinew stitched to soft buckskin tops. Beads are lazy stitched with cotton thread in two rows down the vamp to the toe and a single row of beads are flat goardstitched around the flaps, which are covered with green ocher. A rosette is beaded on the tongue, which has a single line of red beads around the parameter. Fringe flairs on the outside and from the heel. Red ocher is present down the vamp.

Dimensions: Length 10.25 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 69

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