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Dark blue stroud cloth men's leggings trimmed along the bottom and sides with satin ribbon / Unknown (Artist)

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Dark blue stroud cloth leggings trimmed along the bottom and sides with satin ribbon. “Diamond” ribbon designs.

Men in the Plains region sometimes wore leggings made of tanned skin to stay warm and protect their legs. Cloth was not introduced and used until later when wool and cotton became more accessible.

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Title(s): 
Dark blue stroud cloth men's leggings trimmed along the bottom and sides with satin ribbon
Creator(s): 
Unknown (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
circa 1900
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Oklahoma, Southern Plains, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, silk
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mary Thompson Bryan and Lawrence E. Bryan
Accession No: 
84.3017a-b
Previous Number(s): 
TL1999.44.1a-b
Department: 
On View

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