What did the Plains Indians wear?


The Plains Indians wore clothing made of animal skin. Most of the skins were from buffalo, antelope, and deer. Warriors used body armor made of shell and bones, and shields were made with animal skin as well, to protect them from attack. Women added beans and fringe to their dresses.
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In most tribes, Native American men wore breechclouts or breechcloths sometimes with leather leggings attached in colder climates, while in other tribe’s, Indian men wore a short kilt or fur trousers instead of a breechcloth. Most Native American women wore skirts and leggings, though the length, design, and material of the skirts varied from tribe to tribe while in some Indian cultures, women's shirts were optional.
Plains Indians generally wore animal skins garments. Men usually wore animal skin leggings, loin clothes and a belt while women wore dresses made of deer skin or buffalo hide.
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