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Catalog Number 10597-28-(1-2)
Title Moccasins; Leather; Child's; J. Eugene P. Jorgensen
Object Name Moccasin
Description Soft sole moccasins with beaded vamp. The moccasin has a seam in the front from the toe to the vamp, and a seam in the back along mid-heel. There is a leather loop at the top back of the heel. Seams are stitched with white string. The vamp has a layer of cloth between 2 pieces of leather. Sinew, wrapped with red and purple thread is sewn along the border of the vamp. There is a floral design appliqued on the vamp. There are 3 petals with blue, green, and pink and one petal of only clear beads.
Date 1920s
Year Range from 1920
Year Range to 1920
Culture North American Indian
Material leather, glass beads, thread, sinew, cloth
Place of Origin USA: Montana
Height (in) 2.063
Length (in) 7
Width (in) 3.75
People Jorgensen, J. Eugene P.
Other Name Moccasin, Boys'
History These moccasins were made for Eugene P. Jorgensen in Montana. Jorgensen was born in Nebraska, then moved to Montana, and returned to Nebraska when he was three.
Credit line J. Eugene P. Jorgensen, Lincoln (Lancaster), Nebraska
Collection Jorgensen, J. Eugene P.