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Woman’s Leggings

Dakota Sioux1885/1900

Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service

Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service

These leggings are sewn with sinew and beaded on buckskin. The geometric design in royal blue, green, greasy yellow, red, and Bodmer blue stands out on a white background. Along the side, a beaded strip features triangle design in royal blue, greasy yellow, red white-hearts and green. Beaded leggings were worn for special gatherings.

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  • Title: Woman’s Leggings
  • Creator: Dakota Sioux
  • Date: 1885/1900
  • Location: Plains
  • Contributor: Grand Teton National Park, National Park Service
  • Photographer: NPS image
  • Measurements: H 43, W 24 cm
  • Material: Buckskin, glass beads
  • Current Location: Craig Thomas Discovery & Visitor Center
  • Catalog Number: GRTE 5144

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