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Lk’am (Moccasins) and Wilyaki (Chaps, Leggings)

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Yakama artist, Lk’am (Moccasins) and Wilyaki (Chaps, Leggings), ca. 1920, moccasins (a, b):K’pit-lima (beadwork) on Sk’imski’im (thin, tanned hide); leggings (c, d):K’pit-lima (beadwork) and opercula shells on wool, The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection, no known copyright restrictions, 2012.67.10a-d

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Title

Lk’am (Moccasins) and Wilyaki (Chaps, Leggings)

Artist

Yakama artist (Yakama)

Date

ca. 1920

Medium

moccasins (a, b):K’pit-lima (beadwork) on Sk’imski’im (thin, tanned hide); leggings (c, d):K’pit-lima (beadwork) and opercula shells on wool

Dimensions (H x W x D)

A: 3 3/4 in x 3 1/2 in x 9 1/8 in; B: 3 3/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 9 1/2 in; C: 13 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in diam; D: 13 7/8 in x 3 3/8 in diam.

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Plateau

Western Oregon

Clothing and Textiles

Object Type

moccasins

leggings

Cultural Group

Interior Salish

Tribe/Nation

Yakama

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection

Accession Number

2012.67.10a-d

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

beads

leggings

moccasins

Plateau Native American styles

shell

The Elizabeth Cole Butler Collection

wool

Yakima

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