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Woman's legging (one of a pair)

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Buckskin, ornamented with a geometric design worked with strings of beads which are tacked to the skin by parallel lines of sewing about one centimeter apart. The design is blue, green, red, and a little bronze color, on a white ground. Cotton sewed on the top. On one side is a fringe with...

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Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Native North American (Sioux), late 1880s

Object Place

United States


Overall (Includes leather fringe): 50 x 45 cm (19 11/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork


Textiles and Fashion Arts