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Plains Indian Museum

Southern Plains 72 Arapaho 103
tanned hide 570 sinew 620 pigments 40
leggings 199
ca. 1890
width: 13 in, L: 33 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 as (a) and (b). Orange/yellow pigmented tanned hide cut with slight diagonal at top, otherwise straight rectangle. Sewn in seam for shape of leg making wide outer flap. Self fringed in narrow strips ranging from 1 ½" at top to 8 ½" near bottom. Raw edged, slightly self fringed cuff with add'l fringe sewn in to cuff. Bottom 12" on leg seam has green dyed single piece fringe sewn through the legging for decoration. Hide is cut into ties at top on right (a). Piece of leather sewn in top seam for tie on left (b).
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