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    • Metis Half-Leggings

    • ca. 1900
    • The term "Metis half-leggings" originated in the mid-1800s when part-Indian employees of fur trading companies wore leggings below the knee to protect expensive cloth trousers from wear. It has been suggested that the style was copied from military...
    • Beaded Gauntlets

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    • Gauntlets were a popular item of apparel for men on the rodeo circuit, and were worn by both men and women as decorative riding gloves. Women designed, tailored, and beaded gauntlets made of hide from elk, deer, or cattle. The beadwork on these...
    • Horsehair Accessories

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    • These items are representative of crafts L. V. McWhorter may have commissioned from Indian friends to sell in the tourist trade. Economic conditions on reservations were harsh, and income was sorely needed. The adaptation of traditional materials...

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