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Plains girl's lane-stitched beaded leather leggings

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Description A pair of Plains, possibly Cheyenne or Dakota, lane-stitched leather leggings, circa the late19th or early 20th century. The small size indicates they were made for a girl or young woman. Glass seed beads arranged in geometric designs on a white bead background decorate about two-thirds of the surface of each legging.
Quantity 2 items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 11 inches height (each)
10 inches width (each)
Nomenclature Leggings
Creation Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Subjects Made by Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Lakota Indians
Made by (possibly) Cheyenne Indians
Indian. Clothing. Footwear
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1875 - Not later than 1925
Estimated as late 19th or early 20th century due to the inclusion of cut steel beads.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number x.0.0.A,B
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