From: United States of America | Montana | Fort Peck Reservation
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Culture||Yankton | Dakota | Sioux|
|Provenience||United States of America | Montana | Fort Peck Reservation|
|Culture Area||Great Plains Culture Area|
|Materials||Buckskin | Bead|
Boy's. One of a pair of beaded buckskin leggings. The seams are lined with red cloth except for around the upper opening, which is loose and undecorated. The leggings are both fastened with five pairs of leather cords placed along the side seam and spaced 4.5cm apart. The leggings are decorated with matching beadwork designs. Each legging has with eleven 1.4cm rows of blue, red,white, yellow,and indigo glass beads. The pattens on each legging, made of multicolored squares and triangles on a blue background, match each other almost identically. 37588 is written inside each legging.
|Credit Line||John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900|
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