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Arapaho Artist

Pair of Men's Leggings, 1880
Beads and dye on leather
37 x 23 1/2 in. (93.98 x 59.69 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Abernethy
Accession Number: P5336a,b
Soft buckskin, dyed dark yellow soft. Green-dyed braided thong fringe on sides. Row of yellow fringe decorated with red seeds. Blue beadwork band along one side and bottom. Good example of Arapaho style--painted hide, light touches of beadwork.

leather, seeds, glass beads and dye

See R. Conn report (1978)

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  • Overall Dimensions: 37 x 23 1/2 in. (93.98 x 59.69 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen
  • Overall Dimensions: 40 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (103.51 x 62.23 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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