Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC9302001

Category: Leggings - Men's Leggings

Region: Great Basin

Tribe: Ute

Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1860

Materials: Native tanned deerhide; native tanned buffalo hide; white, pink, black and yellow glass seed beads; porcupine quills; dyed horsehair; red wool yarn; red and black paint; sinew sewn beadwork.

Description: Men's leggings decorated with beaded strips consisting of a repetititive step pattern in pink and black beads against a white background. One legging is painted with horizontal black stripes. The other is painted with diagonal stripes in red and black paint.

Dimensions: Length 36 inches


Ernest Modlin Collection
Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 31

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