Western Great Lakes Silk Applique and Beaded Cloth Leggings and Pony Beaded Sash, c. second quarter 19th century, red trade cloth, with finger-woven black faceted and white pony beaded panels for cuffs, multicolor silk applique down the sides of the legs and at the cuffs, white edge beading, the red finger-woven sash with bold geometric pattern in white, black, and pony trader blue pony beads, (loss to silk), leggings lg. 24, sash lg. 60 in.
Literature: For a similar pair of leggings marked "Ottawa, early 19th century" see The Spirit Sings, Artistic Traditions of Canada's First Peoples, 1987, pp. 64-65.