From card: "Black painted or dyed skin; 6 piece pattern - (1) foot and lower sides, puckered to (2) long U-shaped inserted tongue; (3 and 4) narrow piece each side of ankle between lower piece and (5 and 6) ankle flaps. Decoration: geometric border and elaborate floral centers both U insert and ankle flaps, in quillwork, fine, short stitches. Quill colors - orange, blue and natural. Ankle flaps edged in purple silk. Dr. Wm. Fenton, BAE, said this type probably late 18th Century or early 19th Century Huron or Mohawk from vicinity of Catholic Missions. The floral designs may reflect French influence. - Feb. 17, 1948."
Decoration includes floral quillwork or moose hair work.
Decoration is floral moose hair embroidery, per Richard Zane Smith, Wyandot, 6-14-2013
National Museum of Natural History