legging (leg covering)

One of a pair of leggings, each formed of two rectangular sections of indigo dyed fabric sewn along the side to form a tube. Horizontal bands of applique in various colours macine stitched on. Top edge has a row of white beads below the edge which is bound with pink piping. Below the beads a row of evenly spaced embroidred motifs. Lower edge bound in light blue piping. H 332 W 152.

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