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Cheyenne and Sioux women beaded the soles of infant moccasins for their own children, and in later years, for their grandchildren. Moccasins with full beading were not for everyday use.

Details

  • Title: Child’s Moccasins
  • Creator: Cheyenne
  • Date: 1875/1900
  • Location: Plains
  • Contributor: Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service
  • Photographer: David Swift
  • Measurements: W 8.5, H 3.5, D 3 cm
  • Material: Buckskin, glass beads
  • Current Location: Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center
  • Catalog Number: GRTE 5119

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