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Wool leggings with silk ribbonwork / Unknown

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;
Carol Rachlin
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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