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Man's leggings

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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Collection History
Collected from Billy Henderson (Coushatta) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Culture/People
Coushatta (Koasati)
Previous owner
Billy Henderson, Coushatta (Koasati)
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Date created
circa 1885
Object Name
Man's leggings
Media/Materials
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, thread
Techniques
Sewn, ribbonwork appliqué
Dimensions
81.1 x 29.6 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments
Native Term
a ba hel k'a
See related items
Coushatta (Koasati)
Clothing/Garments
Catalog Number
1/8603
Barcode
018603.000
Place
Near Elton; Elton; Jefferson Davis Parish; Louisiana; USA