Leather Cuffs

Lakota (Teton Sioux)


late 19th-early 20th century, collected before 1926

Leather, beads, sinew, and silk ribbon (recycled from gauntlets)

Overall: 8 11/16 × 6 11/16 in. (22 × 17 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Newton Buckner



Place Made: United States, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Accessory

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Studies Exhibition, Bartlett Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 9-September 1987.


Collected by Mortimer Norton Buckner (1873-1942), Greenwich, Connecticut, before 1926; bequeathed to his son, Newton Buckner (1913-2005), Greenwich, Connecticut, about 1942; [delivered tro Dartmouth College by Newton Buckner's father-in-law, John Carleton Sterling (1888-1964), Class of 1911]; given to present colllection, 1946.

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