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Men's wool dance leggings, dance trailer, and apron in two pieces with satin lining and beaded leather moccasins / Julia Pipestem

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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): 
Men's wool dance leggings, dance trailer, and apron in two pieces with satin lining and beaded leather moccasins
Creator(s): 
Julia Pipestem;
Harry War Eagle;
Gregory Perino
Culture: 
Native American; Otoe (artist and user)
Date: 
1960
Place: 
Hominy, Oklahoma, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, glass, satin, cloth, hide, metal
Dimensions: 
Overall (Leggings): 12 1/2 × 10 1/4 in. (31.8 × 26 cm) Overall (Dance Tailer): 42 × 7 1/4 in. (106.7 × 18.4 cm) Overall (Breech Cloth Panels): 12 1/2 × 10 1/4 in. (31.8 × 26 cm) Overall (Bells): 21 1/2 × 1/4 in. (54.6 × 0.6 cm) Overall (Moccasins): 2 1/2 × 8 1/4 × 3 1/4 in. (6.4 × 21 × 8.3 cm)
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gregory Perino Collection
Accession No: 
84.829a-i
Previous Number(s): 
84.829a-e; 84.829 a-e
Department: 
On View

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