Native American (Sioux, Cheyenne), 20th century. Collection of two distinct pairs of beaded ceremonial moccasins, comprising one pair of Sioux moccasins of sueded fabric composition, with lane-stitched brightly colored glass seed beads in chevron pattern on the vamp, with characteristic beaded and bifurcated (or forked, fork) tongue, tongue with brass and colored glass beads, with hard sole; and one pair of Cheyenne moccasins of hide composition, with lane-stitched brightly colored glass seed beads in dual triangular pattern with white background on the vamp, with undecorated bifurcated (or forked, fork) tongue, with hard sole. Sioux pair length approximately 10". Cheyenne pair length approximately 10.5".
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