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October 2, 2012

Buckskin trousers

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Buckskin trousers

Buckskin trousers made in a style common to Dakota Indians with beadwork embroidery and outer leg seams trimmed with fringe.  Made in the late nineteenth century (between 1877 and 1899) by a Mrs. Galpin of Fort Yates, North Dakota.

For details, view the trousers in our online collections catalog.

To explore more examples of Dakota material culture, visit Oceti Ŝakowiŋ – The Seven Council Fires.

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