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Pair of woman's leggings

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Buckskin ornamented with a geometric design worked with strings of beads tacked by parallel lines of sewing at intervals of about one centimeter. Design is blue, green, yellow and red on a white ground. Round brass bells are knotted onto the lacing cords.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native American (Sioux), late 1870s

Object Place

United States

Accession Number

02.429-430

Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes