Item Number: WC9708006
Tribe: Sioux - Southern Teton
Materials: Native tanned cowhide; dyed porcupine quills; glass seed beads; sinew sewn.
Description: Vamps are quill decorated with the image of a buffalo head framed by two grizzly bear paws. Borders of moccasins are bead decorated.
Dimensions: Length 11.5 inches 29 cm.
Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota
Collected by Milford Chandler
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Native American Heritage, Art Institute of Chicago, 1977
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010
Maurer, Evan M, The Native American Heritage: A Survey of North American Indian Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 1977, pp 161, Fig 195
Bancroft-Hunt, Norman and Werner Forman, The Indians of the Great Plains, Peter Bedrick Books, New York, 1989, , pp 40.
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 178
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