shorts

Short trousers made of many different pieces of hide and sewn together with sinew; geometric decorative technique formed by using different colours of hide (cream, yellow-brown and darker brown); mainly darker brown hide with border of yellow-brown on lower edges of legs; panel of parallel strips of different coloured hide down each leg.

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