Girl's Moccasins Attached to Leggings
Arts of the Americas
Hide, pigment, beads
late 19th-early 20th century
Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund
Pair of girl's knee-high moccasins with beaded designs on vamp and on the lower half of the boot. Possibly not Osage-made but Cheyenne or Arapaho woman's small boot moccasins with tall leggings. The use of black beads is more Cheyenne. Nicely done beadwork on the vamp and partway up the leggings in white, yellow, pink and blue.
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Osage. Girl's Moccasins Attached to Leggings, late 19th-early 20th century. Hide, pigment, beads, 20 1/2 x 7 7/8 in. (52.0 x 20.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.9002a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.9002a-b_view02.jpg)
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