Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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beaded leather cuff
  • United States
  • beaded leather cuff, late 1800s–1918
  • Where object was made: United States
  • buckskin, pigment, beading
  • Object Height/Width: 11 x 11.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 4 5/16 x 4 1/2 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1933

The single buckskin cuff is colored yellow and has short fringe on one edge. It is beaded in pink and yellow diamonds. There is a top band of pink diamonds, and a bottom band of mostly yellow with some pink diamonds. The rows of diamonds connecting the two have two pinks in the middle and a yellow on either end.