Woman's legging (one of a pair)

Native American, Sioux
late 1880s

Object Place: United States


Overall (Includes leather fringe): 50 x 45 cm (19 11/16 x 17 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Buckskin and beadwork

Not On View


Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Buckskin, ornamented with a geometric design worked with strings of beads which are tacked to the skin by parallel lines of sewing about one centimeter apart. The design is blue, green, red, and a little bronze color, on a white ground. Cotton sewed on the top. On one side is a fringe with metal ends.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection