Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCCLO4262

Category: Trousers

Region: Plains

Tribe: Crow

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Skin, beads, hair, metal, thread.

Description: Man's pants made of native tanned elk skin with beaded floral and geometric designs front and back. Cuffs sewn with cotton thread on a sewing machine. Three round metal buttons on the fly. Yellow and orange braided horse tail tied on 4 inch long leather fringe. An old tag affixed to the pants written in J.H. Sharp' s hand says "belonged to Bear In The Clouds.

Dimensions: Length 42 inches width 22 inches


Alois Liebert
Joseph Henry Sharp
Bear in the Clouds


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 53

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