• Culture/People:

    probably Minnesota Chippewa [Bois Forte/Nett Lake, Minnesota] (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Man's leggings

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Nett Lake Sector, Bois Forte Reservation; Koochiching County, Saint Louis County; Minnesota; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Velveteen, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, rhinestones, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; probably collected between 1930 and 1945 by Bernard S. Mason (1896-1953, author of books on Indian crafts, an active supporter of camping and "Indian lore" as educational experiences, and director of Camp Kooch-i-ching, Rainy Lake, Minnesota); bequeathed or given to his friend John L. Holden (1922-1998, also a camping enthusiast and subsequent director of Camp Kooch-i-ching); donated to NMAI by Mr. Holden in 1991.

  • Dimensions:

    65 x 33 x 0.5 cm

  • Catalog number:



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