Antique Cheyenne Beaded Moccasins
C746-Ca Early 1900’s
Handmade Cheyenne beaded moccasins Ca Early 1900s. These moccasins are sinew-sewn with the exception of the commercial cloth lining around the ankle opening. Moccasins are made of brain tanned and smoked deer hide. The lace along the tongue flap with a fine leather lace. The moccasin features lazy stitch beading with red, blue, yellow, black and white glass beads decorated with a large whirl wind design. There is also a single band of beads along the base with mountain decorations. Very beautiful and intricate bead work. Near excellent condition. Parfleche Buffalo hide soles measure 10" long and 3 1/2" wide. One of a kind.