Sioux Beaded Hide Dress and Leggings
Sioux beaded girl's hide dress and leggings. The traditional Lakota Sioux wore elk and buffalo as clothing, for women they were used as leggings and dresses. The yoke of this dress is beaded with red, white, blue, green and yellow beads. Fringe panels are added to the sleeves and lower hem of the dress. There are also fringe decorations on the skirt of the dress with red bead embellishments. The leggings are beaded with red, blue, white, green and yellow beads. Leggings measure 16 1/2" long.