Pair of Half Leggings, ca. 1870

  • Métis, Native American

Deerskin, wool cloth and glass beads

  • Framed: Overall (each): 17 × 9 inches (43.2 × 22.9 cm)

Gift of Allen Ledyard

2008.30

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Spirals
  • Stars
  • Beading (process)
  • Buckskin
  • Wool (textile)
  • Glass
  • Beadwork
  • Leggings

Provenance

1997, bequethed to Allen Ledyard (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA); 2008-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Métis, Native American, Pair of Half Leggings, ca. 1870, deerskin, wool cloth and glass beads. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Allen Ledyard, 2008.30.