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Wool leggings with silk ribbonwork / Unknown

Essay/Description

Dark blue wool leggings with two distinct ribbon work patterns

Curatorial Remarks

Men's wool leggings with silk trim. The design is indicative of a man having worn these leggings. These leggings are made in the straight dance style.

Tags: men's wool leggings, silk trim, straight dance style
People: Osage
Places: Central Plains, Prairie, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska
Purpose: social events, dances, pow wow

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

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Title(s): 
Wool leggings with silk ribbonwork
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
Early 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, silk, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
97.17a-b
Previous Number(s): 
95.17
Department: 
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