Pair of Moccasins, Part of War Outfit
Arts of the Americas
On View: Arts of the Americas Galleries, 5th Floor
Hide, beads, pigment
late 19th-early 20th century
10 13/16 x 4 3/4 in. (27.5 x 12.1 cm) (show scale)
Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Cheyenne. Pair of Moccasins, Part of War Outfit, late 19th-early 20th century. Hide, beads, pigment, 10 13/16 x 4 3/4 in. (27.5 x 12.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 26.794a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.26.794a-b.jpg)
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Pair of hide moccasins with a strip of beaded decoration down the front in blue, yellow, red, green and pink. Strips of hide tie the front and are fastened. The soles are painted with red, blue and green decorations (repurposed parfleche). Somewhat worn. Among a group of objects purchased as belonging to Red Cloud.
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