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Wool leggings with silk ribbonwork / Unknown

Essay/Description

Pair of leggings with ribbonwork on lateral edges

Curatorial Remarks

The pattern of the ribbonwork indicates that these are men's leggings. They would have been worn for straight dances.

Tags: men, leggings, straight dance
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial events

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: 
19th century - 20th century
Period: 
Contemporary
Materials/Techniques: 
wool, silk
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift from the Marriott-Rachlin Collection
Accession No: 
99.325
Previous Number(s): 
TL2005.20.21
Department: 
Not On View

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