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leggings

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

Date: 1848

Area: Moose Factory

Catalogue number: National Museum of the American Indian 16/9879

Dimensions: Length 48cm; width 22cm

Technique: Silk cut, folded, and finely stitched to cloth; beads strung on sinew and stitched on to cloth with commercial thread.

Motifs: geometric

Collector: Dr. George Roper

References: Oberholtzer, Cath. 2000. Silk Ribbonwork: Unravelling the Connections. Papers of the Thirty-first Algonquian Conference. Ed. John D. Nichols. Winnipeg: University of Manitoba. Pp.272-289.