Beaded Ioway Moccasins c. 1860
Given as from Nebraska or Kansas, 10 and 3/4 inches in length. Made of buffalo hide, buckskin and glass beads.
DIA 81.755a-b, Museum Purchase with funds from the state of Michigan, the city of Detroit and the Founders Society.
Photo from "Art of the American Indian Frontier" by David W. Penney. Copyright © The Detroit Institute of Arts. (Background of photo has been modified.)