Possibly Cheyenne. <em>Child's Pair of Beaded Moccasins</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Hide, beads, a: 14 x 2 1/2 x 6 in. (35.6 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 13.15a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 13.15a-b_view1_PS2.jpg)

Child's Pair of Beaded Moccasins


Medium: Hide, beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: a: 14 x 2 1/2 x 6 in. (35.6 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm) b: 14 x 3 x 6 1/4 in. (35.6 x 7.6 x 15.9 cm)



Accession Number: 13.15a-b

Image: 13.15a-b_view1_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The object is a child's pair of beaded moccasins. Its design, often used by Cheyenne artists, is made up of a stepped pyramid design otherwise known as the 'tipi' door design.

Brooklyn Museum