Woman's Leggings

Dakota (Eastern Sioux)
Northern Plains


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about 1850s

Native-tanned hide, glass beads, cotton cloth, cotton binding, metal, thread

Overall: 17 3/4 × 25 1/4 in. (45.1 × 64.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Edward W. Bush, Jr., Class of 1945, Tuck 1947



Place Made: North and South Dakota, Canada, North America


19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Exhibition History

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.


Collected by Captain Charles Akers Johnson (1840-1893) [during the time he was assigned to the Red Cloud Agency and Fort Robinson, Nebraska between 1877 and 1879]; by descent to his grand nephew Edward W. Bush, Jr. (1923-2006, Class of 1945, Tuck 1947), West Hartford, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1947.

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