Record

CollectionABDUA University of Aberdeen, Human Culture Collection
Object NameMoccasin (pair)
shoe
Object NumberABDUA:5607
Other Numberx; 30/2a (?)
Other Number Typecollection number
Brief DescriptionMulti-coloured floral beadwork design, red cloth on underside of flaps, fine deer hide. Made from 3 pieces. Main part: fine hide. Cuffs sewn on separately from thicker hide. Below the top cuff is a secondary cuff comprising red "stroud" edged with blue trim that has been machine-sewed on. Shoe laces tied at back. The beads are 'greasy' colours. Pink, blue, brown, green. No sign of wear. Probably worn by a woman or teenage boy.
DimensionsL: 259mm, W: 85mm; L: 256mm, W: 86mm
Materialsleather, buck skin, cloth, glass, glass beads
Techniquebeadwork
MakerBlackfoot(?)
Place KeyNorth America, United States of America, Northern Plains
Inscription Content"L 259" written in pencil on both soles
Aquisition SourceMiller, Mrs A Bruce
Aquisition Date03/11/1934
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