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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Apsáalooke 51 Crow 493 Blackfoot 50
Descriptions
Cotton cloth 154 ermine 119 glass beads 689 tanned hide 570 wool cloth 199 commercial yarn 2 cotton thread 354
Names
leggings 199
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
wide at top: 10.5 in, width at center: 8.5 in, L: 28.5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Tanned hide cut diagonally across top, self fringed (9-11" L) on outer edge. Narrow bottom cuff finished in red wool cloth, and finished with leather tie. Ermine tubes inserted into the outer edge with much lighter colored leather ties. Ermine tubes are finished off on top with teal yarn and red on bottom. 2 ¾" W beadstrip added on edge, recto. Background in light blue with 3 sets of geometric designs in pink, yellow and green, outlined in dark blue. Hourglass on bottom of strip in same colors. Three (3) ¼" W stripes along bottom portion, that wrap around legging. Cloth ties sewn into the top of legging.
Accession Number:
NA.202.1344

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June 2014 - New Items
June 2014 - New Items - Curated by Seth Johnson


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