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leggings

Courtesy, National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution
Item: leggings

Date: About 1930; accessioned 1930

Area: Mistissini

Catalogue number: National Museum of the American Indian 16/9770

Dimensions: Length 62.5cm; folded width at top 28.5cm

Technique: Machine stitched; selvedge turned under.

Motifs: none

Collector: Frank G. Speck

Notes: Ankle area is notched for male shape.

References: Speck, Frank G. 1930. Mistassini Notes. Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, Indian Notes 7(14):410-457. Rogers, Edward S. 1967. The Material Culture of the Mistassini. Anthropological Series 80, National Museum of Canada Bulletin 218. Ottawa.