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Fort Reno Ledger Drawing / Unknown

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Standing Bull depicts a couple wrapped in a blanket for courtship in the Plains tradition. The woman wears a cotton print dress and moccasins with cloth leggings, and the man is clad in a calico shirt and blue wool leggings.

From the article: Preserving History in the Southern Plains: Cheyenne and Arapaho Ledger Drawings from Fort Reno, Plains Indian Art, Created in Community.
Emma I. Hansen, Curator Emerita and Senior Scholar for the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, 2016.

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Title(s): 
Fort Reno Ledger Drawing
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Arapaho, Cheyenne
Date: 
1887
Dimensions: 
Overall: 12 1/2 (L) × 7 1/2 in. (W) (31.8 × 19.1 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
4526.11.37
Department: 
Not On View

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