Artist Eastern Sioux, Native American
Title
  • Half-Leggings
Date ca. 1870
Medium buckskin, fabric, and glass beads
Dimensions Overall (1988.46.1A): 21 1/8 × 23 3/4 × 1/4 inches (53.7 × 60.3 × 0.6 cm)
Overall (1988.46.1B): 20 × 24 1/4 × 1/4 inches (50.8 × 61.6 × 0.6 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Richard A. Manoogian
Accession Number 1988.46.1
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Collected by General John Cook, probably in South Dakota, USA;
Dr. Keith Thorne (Anaheim, California, USA);
Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1988, purchase by Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and University of Washington Press, 1992, cat. no. 104.