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Object #1954
Object nameChilkat Leggings, Naaxhein
Culture of OriginTlingit, Tongass
MaterialsMountain Goat Wool, Cedar Bark, Dye, Puffin Beak
TechniquesTwined, Chilkat Weaving, Dyed
Exhibit LabelCeremonial leggings in the "Chilkat" (naaxiin) weaving style worn on festival and dance occasions. Each legging is made of two strips pieced together, apparently cut from the ends of tunic sleeves.
DimensionsW: 83.8 cm, L: 25.0 cm
SourceMr. George T. Emmons
CreditPurchased from George T. Emmons

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