Sioux Beaded Hide Leggings, with Dragonflies

thread-sewn and beaded in white, rose, red, dark blue, and pea green; hide embellished with yellow, blue, and red pigments; interior lined with cotton, remnants of red pigment in interior; overall length 28.5 in.
fourth quarter 19th century

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

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