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Buckskin, puffin bills, flannel and quills
Gift of Frederick Stearns
Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
between 1871-1895, acquired by Frederick Stearns (1831-1907
Detroit, Michigan, USA)
1907-present, bequest to the Detroit Museum of Art (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
probably Tlingit, Native American, Ceremonial Leggings, 19th century, buckskin, puffin bills, flannel and quills. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 72.495.
Tlingit, Native American
Haida, Native American
North American, Native American
Arapaho, Native American
Sioux, Native American
Cheyenne, Native American