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Boy's leather leggings with metal tacks and fringe / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

These leggings represent Southern Plains style. The hide was stained yellow, which is typical of Southern Plains tribes.

Tags: yellow stain, leggings, glass beads, metal tacks, fringe, boy, male
People: Arapaho
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, personal activity

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

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Title(s): 
Boy's leather leggings with metal tacks and fringe
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Arapaho
Date: 
late 19th - early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
Semi-tanned skin, copper alloy, cotton fabric and thead, yellow dye
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Charles Brewer
Accession No: 
84.841a-b
Department: 
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