Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCLEG58

Category: Leggings

Region: Plains

Tribe: Kiowa

Period: 1875-1900 - 1886

Materials: Brass and glass beads, buckskin, green and yellow ocher.

Description: Buckskin covered with green ocher on the outside and yellow ocher on the inside. Three beaded Morningstar motifs are on the outside of each leg and eighteen rows of brass beads are strung on buckskin thongs on the other side. Most of the seed beads that outline each leg are made of faceted brass. Yellow covered fringe trims the leggings.

Dimensions: Length 35 inches


Joseph Henry Sharp


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 58

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