Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC727

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Cheyenne

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Leather, rawhide, glass beads, sinew.

Description: Rawhide soles sinew stitched to native tanned leather tops. Red and green animals decorate the toes and sides. A single fringe strap hangs from each heel and the tongues are forked.

Dimensions: Length 10.5 inches


The studio of E.I Couse to Kibby Couse by descent.


Used in many paintings by E.I. Couse


Photograph of a Taos Indian posing in the Couse studio wearing the moccasins. Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 70

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