23 June 2004
A PAIR OF CROW BEADED HIDE MOCCASINS
sinew sewn and lane-stitched in blue, yellow, periwinkle and two shades of green and red beads, each decorated on the vamp with sawtooth bands, and with a wide band of geometrical elements encircling the foot, bifurcated tongues and soft soles, old tag attached, inscribed Cheyenne-Arapaho, near Canadian River, Okla.
Lengths: 10¾ in. (27.3 cm.) each (2)
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