This Oshkosh Company expanded production operations in the year 1946, producing tanned hides
especially for use in garments, ear muffs, and paint rollers and pads.
Worn predominantly by men, the style is characterized by a two-piece (upper) construction consisting of a tanned hide
upper, sometimes incorporating an integral heel fringe, and hard rawhide sole.
The tanned hide
from that same giant, cinnamon-coated Colorado bruin hangs at the head of a downstairs bed.
Ssinew-sewn softly tanned hide
and beaded using colors of red white-heart, dark blue, greasy yellow, light blue, and white; throat is coated with orange pigment; long, thin, hide fringe hangs from lower edge, overall length 33.
Thread-sewn softly tanned hide
which has been lightly coated with yellow pigment; vamps with differing designs; edges of soles are dotted with beads; long tabs fall from back of cuffs, length 9.
Generally, the cut edges of parfleche are bound with wool and laced with tanned hide
to keep the binding in place.
Finely tanned hide
skirts of this type were worn by Apache girls in conjunction with a matching poncho style yoke, usually constructed from a single hide.
Each moccasin is constructed of one piece of brain tanned hide
, probably buckskin.