Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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buckskin kilt
  • Hopi peoples
  • buckskin kilt, late 1800s–1963
  • Where object was made: Arizona, United States
  • buckskin, paint, metal
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 64 x 49 x 15.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 25 3/16 x 19 5/16 x 6 1/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7115.01
Description

The buckskin kilt has a buckskin tie. It is painted dark red with an undulating black snake with white detail. There are thin bands of light blue, red, and yellow at the bottom and a fringe of large silver colored metal cones made from repurposed oil cans.