Beaded leather and wool legging

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Description These leggings are made of chamois with a front panel beaded in a floral pattern and bordered with fringed chamois. This object was reportedly given to Mrs. George A. Van Doren's grandfather, John H. Charles, in Sioux City, Iowa, by members of the Dakota tribe. While this object may certainly have been collected among the Dakota, its aesthetic strongly indicates that it has southern Cree origins.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/2 inches diameter
14 inches height (when standing upright)
Nomenclature Legging
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Cree Indians
Subjects Collected by: Charles, John H.
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Cree Indians
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Pants & Leggings
Dates Discovery: Not earlier than 1856
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2400

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