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Pair of women's leggings

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Buckskin ornamented with a geometric design worked with strings of beads tacked to the skin by parallel rows of sewing at intervals of about one centimeter. The design is red, yellow, blue and green, on a white ground. Along one side is a row of convex discs and a fringe bound with pieces of...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Arapaho), late 1870s

Object Place

United States


Overall: 38 x 17.5 x 2 cm (14 15/16 x 6 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts