From: United States of America | Montana | Fort Peck Reservation

Curatorial Section: American

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Native Name Hun-Ska
Object Number 37590A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Yankton | Dakota | Sioux
Provenience United States of America | Montana | Fort Peck Reservation
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Skin | Pigment

One of a pair of buckskin leggings, dyed red. There is a seam running down one side of each legging, lined with leather fringe. The fringe is approximately 10cm long. The anke holes are also lined with short fringe. A 55cm leather tie extends from the top of each legging. One legging has a 7.3cm tear in it that has been repaired, the other has a small hole in the leather near the top. 37590 is written inside both leggings.

Length 72.8 cm
Width 26 cm
Credit Line John Wanamaker Expedition, 1900; R. Stewart Culin, 1900

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