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Beaded Moccasins

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Top two photos: These are some of the moccasins in the collection of the Milwaukee Public Museum, detailed information is in Alanson Skinner's "Ethnology of the Ioway Indians".

The third and fourth row of photos are shoes that Melinda Carriker made based on the designs of the shoes at the Milwaukee Public Museum. She used French glass beads size 4 mm for shoes 1-2 and the baby shoes and size 8/0 for shoe 3.

Third row of photos: From left to right, Aguje 1, 2

Fourth row of photos: From left to right, Aguje 3 and Baby aguje

Thanks to Melinda Carriker, Ioway Farm Supervisor, Living History Farms

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