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Wool leggings with silk ribbonwork / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

These are men's leggings, and this is recognizable because the ribbonwork is a typical male pattern with the diamond shapes.

Tags: leggings, ribbonwork, man, wool, red, blue, purple, green
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use

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;
Ernest Emmett Thompson
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
1890-1900
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, silk
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
99.270a-b
Previous Number(s): 
99.270 a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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