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

Creation Place: North America, Native American
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.

Materials
glass beads and leather

Commentary
The design of these leggings is typical of the Sioux style.
-from the Native American Art from the Permanent Collection catalog, 1979

Bibliography
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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