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Pair of Moccasins


Artist Unknown (Dakota)


c. 1888

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pair of Moccasins, Artist Unknown (Dakota)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Leatherwork | Animal hide, cotton, ribbon
Size: 3 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 9 in. (8.26 x 8.26 x 22.86 cm) (single element, a)3 1/4 x 3 x 8 1/2 in. (8.26 x 7.62 x 21.59 cm) (single element, b)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Plains region
Culture: Dakota, North America, United States, Great Plains region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: light-colored hide; ribbon ties; gathered at tongue; 3-flower bouquet embroidered on each moccasin, in green, white and tan
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Evan Maurer in honor of Ron Libertus
Accession Number: 2001.271.1a,b
Added to Site: February 28, 2009