Leggings, c. 1860
Beads on leather
x 16 1/8 in. ( x 41 cm)
glass beads and leather
Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 73-74 (illustrated/bw 74) fig. 243.
See R. Conn, "Robes of White Shell and Sunrise," Denver Art Museum, accession #2010- regarding warrior stripes.
The horizontal stripes of these leggings relate to an earlier tradition, when women painted their husband's war honor stripes on their clothing. Anong the Cheyenne, black and dark blue were used interchangeably to symbolize military victory and slain enemies.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979
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Native American Art from the Permanent Collection.
Native American Art from the Permanent Collection
Galleries of the Claremont Colleges.
Claremont, CA, 1979
Page Number: 73-74, Figure Number: 243
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