Leggings, ca. 1890

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Deerskin, glass beads, mescale bean pendants, and earth pigment

  • Framed: Overall (with fringe): 35 1/2 × 15 inches (90.2 × 38.1 cm) Overall: 2 1/2 × 10 1/4 inches (6.4 × 26 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Stroh Brewery Foundation Fund

1988.59

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Cheyenne
  • Polychromy
  • Beading (process)
  • Bean
  • Peyote
  • Fringe
  • Hide
  • Skin
  • Glass
  • Beads
  • Beadwork
  • Leggings
  • Pendants (jewelry)
  • Pigment
  • Great plains

Provenance

Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA) and his wife, Marion D. Pohrt; 1988-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Cheyenne, Native American, Leggings, ca. 1890, deerskin, glass beads, mescale bean pendants, and earth pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Stroh Brewery Foundation Fund, 1988.59.