Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCMOC928

Category: Moccasins

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Doe skin, dyed quills, cotton cloth, rawhide

Description: Soft, native tanned, doeskin child's moccasins with cloth trimming around the ankles. The soles are made of buffalo rawhide. The quilled designs are typical examples of Sioux floral patterns that were learned from Catholic nuns in eastern Canada

Dimensions: Length 6 inches


Dick Phort Sr.


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 71

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