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Leggings, n.d.
Beads and cloth on leather
39 1/8 x 20 1/4 in. (99.38 x 51.44 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2006a,b
Buckskin leggings with thong fringe on the bottom and wool cord fringe on the sides. Beaded strip along the outer edge and the bottom.

glass beads, leather and wool

Leggings made of antive tanned leather gradually replaced those made of trade bloth. HTese leather leggings incorporate wool cord--a European material--for the fringe.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 72 (illustrated/bw) fig. 238.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 39 1/8 x 20 1/4 in. (99.38 x 51.44 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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