Pair of Moccasins
Arts of the Americas
Hide, beads, pigments
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Kiowa. Pair of Moccasins, mid-20th century. Hide, beads, pigments, 10 1/4 x 3 13/16 in. (26 x 9.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Estate of Ida Jacobus Grant, 44.116.11a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 44.116.11a-b_PS2.jpg)
overall, 44.116.11a-b_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Reviewed by Tim Ramsey, Southern Cheyenne/ Choctaw bead artist 10/13/04. He identified these as being Kiowa. These moccasins are painted blue (that discolors to greenish hue) with a round, green beaded medallion as a front flap. There is extensive hide fringe, painted dark blue, on the front flap and the back heel seam.
Reviewed by Clyde M Hall, Shoshone Bannock, Laine Thom, Shoshone Goshiut Pauite, Melvin G Brewer, Ph.D., Internal Indian Affairs, Roberta Jones and Josephine A Williams, on Dec. 29, 2004.
Consultants felt these were Kiowa. E. Hansen, Curator, Buffalo Bill Plains Indian Museum, 3/13-16/2007 Southern for sure and maybe Kiowa or even Wichita because of medallions and two lines going down to the toe and the flap. Blue color unusual as it is so very vivid, unusual.
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