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Lakota boy's leather quillwork breeches
A Lakota boy's leather knee-length breeche, made on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation, South Dakota, circa 1900. They are machine and hand stitched and are lined in white cotton. Quillwork on both sides of the outside leg includes motifs of a thunderbird, a star and flowers using dyed red, green, purple and white quills. The leather is very dark, and a lighter color hide is used for the five belt loops.
Content Category: artifacts
38 centimeters length
50 centimeters width
quill (spine material)
Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by: Lakota Indians
Collected in: Eagle Butte, Dewey County, South Dakota, United States
Collected in: Cheyenne River Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Indian. Clothing. Outerwear. Pants & Leggings
Creation: Approximately 1900
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9859.20 (Accession Number)