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Moccasin

Object Number:45-15-479B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Seminole
Provenience: United States of America
Florida
Big Cypress Band
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Date Made: ca. 1870
Early Date: 1865
Late Date: 1878
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Length: 26.67 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Man's moccasins made of one piece of smoke-tanned buckskin. Straight heel and instep seams sewn with buckskin thong. Toe is puckered with a triangle of buckskin upstanding. Long thongs for lacing around the shank. The moccasins are very well worn with holes in both soles.

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