Sioux (Native American). <em>Pair of Leggings</em>, early 19th century. Buckskin, porcupine quills, pony beads, seed beads, pigment, 40 in. (101.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.10a-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.10a-b_PS2.jpg)

Pair of Leggings

Artist:SiouxSisseton, Sioux

Medium: Buckskin, porcupine quills, pony beads, seed beads, pigment

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Dates:early 19th century

Dimensions: 40 in. (101.6 cm)


Accession Number: 50.67.10a-b

Image: 50.67.10a-b_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Along the outside edge of each legging is a strip of quillwork, with red, a white and a purplish-brown stripe. The strip is edged on one side with blue pony beads and on the other with white seed beads. The back of each legging is decorated with horizontal brown painted stripes. Side tabs at the top are sewn on separately, as are the flaps for the heels.

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