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Sioux Artist

Woman's Leggings, 1880-1889
Beads on leather
16 1/2 x 7 in. (41.91 x 17.78 cm)

Creation Place: North America, Native American, Minnesota and Dakotas
Technique: Leatherworking and beadworking
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Edward H. Angle
Accession Number: P2014a,b
Soft buckskin leggings. Bottom decorated with blue and red crosses, a multi-colored rectangle, and green step pyramids on white. Red and blue step pyramids on the sides. A wide beadwork strip along the bottoms and half-way up one side.

Native leather and glass beads

The design of these leggings is typical of the Sioux style.

Kay Koeninger and Joanne M. Mack, "Native American Art from the Permanent Collection" (Claremont: Galleries of the Claremont Colleges, 1979), 73-74 (illustrated/bw 75) fig. 247.

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  • Overall Dimensions: 16 1/2 x 7 in. (41.91 x 17.78 cm) Measured by Hudson, Karen

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