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Plains Indian Museum

Northern Plains 1866 Lakota 107 Sioux 990
silk ribbon 38 Cotton cloth 154 cotton thread 354 porcupine quills 146 pigment 539 feather fluffs 49 tanned hide 570 aniline dyes 2 metal cones 39
leggings 199
ca. 1890
L: 12.25 in, width: 9.25 in
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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
Pair of leggings numbered (a) and (b). Rectangle pieces of leather, quilled on front in yellow background with possible Lakota spider designs (2) on each in purple, red and off white quills. Five other designs in boxes of red and purple. Sides are fringed in metal cones with red feather fluffs; opposite side is edged in dark blue silk ribbon. Backed in black calico cloth; and seamed on edge with cones. Bat wings in partially folded strip of red calico cloth. 3 satin ribbons in red and green attached to outer top. 3 leather ties on top and bottom for attaching. Sparse amount of red pigment on edges with metal cones. Possibly dance outfit leggings.
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