Cree Beaded Wool Leggings

thread and sinew-sewn; tan wool is lined on interior with cotton cloth; royal blue ribbon edging; decorated with light pink, black, greasy green, and pony trader blue beads; loom-beaded garter straps have geometric designs and red yarn tassels
length 23 in.
early 19th century 


Painter, John W. A Window on the Past: Early Native American Dress from the John Painter Collection. (2002: p. 50, fig. 430)

Provenance:Ex collection Paul Gray, Old Chatham, New York; Ex collection John Painter, Cincinnati, Ohio

Estimate: $1,500 - $2,500

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