Pair of woman's leggings

Native American (Sioux)
late 1870s

Object Place: United States

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 tacked by parallel lines of sewing at intervals of about one centimeter. Design is blue, green, yellow and red on a white ground. Round brass bells are knotted onto the lacing cords.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection