Osage. <em>Leggings and G String</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Cloth, ribbon, beads, 22 1/16 x 10 5/8 in.  (56.0 x 27.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.8986. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.8986_view1.jpg)

Leggings and G String


Medium: Cloth, ribbon, beads

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 22 1/16 x 10 5/8 in. (56.0 x 27.0 cm)


Accession Number: 11.694.8986

Image: CUR.11.694.8986_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Blue wool leggings with ribbon work in blue, green, red, purple, gold, and beige. "G-String" was curator Stewart Culin's name for a pubic covering. Such an object is missing and is not in any written record so no description can be made.

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