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Beaded legging strip with blue, yellow, and red beads / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

This is one part of a matching pair of strips for a set of leggings. Strips would have been attached as decoration to either leather or cloth leggings. Common design element on the plains.

Tags: buffalo hide, glass beads, leggings
People: possibly Ponca
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, ceremonial use

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Beaded legging strip with blue, yellow, and red beads
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Ty Stewart
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Ponca
Date: 
early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide (buffalo), glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Ty Stewart Collection
Accession No: 
84.1854
Previous Number(s): 
8426.1854
Department: 
Not On View

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