Pair of Chief's Fringed Dress Leggings
Arts of the Americas
Hide, beads, red cloth binding,ermine fur, pigment wood
early 19th century
Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Pair of man's leggings, very early pre-1830s Blackfoot. Bits of ermine weasel remain attached to the fringe. Beads are all larger pony sizes.
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Blackfoot, Piegan. Pair of Chief's Fringed Dress Leggings, early 19th century. Hide, beads, red cloth binding,ermine fur, pigment wood Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.5b-c. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.50.67.5b-c_view1.jpg)
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