Stepan Arkadyevitch was dressed in rough leggings
and spats, in torn trousers and a short coat.
But warmer still was the glow that came into his cheeks and burned in his eyes as he saw Dede coming out the door, riding-whip in hand, clad in the familiar corduroy skirt and leggings
of the old Piedmont days.
His moccasins were ornamented after the gay fashion of the natives, while the only part of his under dress which appeared below the hunging frock was a pair of buckskin leggings
, that laced at the sides, and which were gartered above the knees, with the sinews of a deer.
He wore the ordinary white pinner and leather leggings
of a dairy-farmer when milking, and his boots were clogged with the mulch of the yard; but this was all his local livery.
By Fagin's directions, he immediately substituted for his own attire, a waggoner's frock, velveteen breeches, and leather leggings
: all of which articles the Jew had at hand.
Men who had lounged about all night in smock-frocks and leather leggings
, came out in silken vests and hats and plumes, as jugglers or mountebanks; or in gorgeous liveries as soft-spoken servants at gambling booths; or in sturdy yeoman dress as decoys at unlawful games.
Among them was a beggar-man, a sorry looking fellow with leggings
of different colors, and brown scratched face and hands.
On his feet were deer- skin moccasins, ornamented with porcupines’ quills, after the manner of the Indians, and his limbs were guarded with long leggings
of the same material as the moccasins, which, gartering over the knees of his tarnished buckskin breeches, had obtained for him among the settlers the nickname of Leather-Stocking.
Lifting up his eyes, as he arrived at the conclusion that there was no remedy for this unfortunate state of things, he beheld a horseman coming towards him, whom, on nearer approach, he discovered, to his infinite chagrin, to be no other than Mr John Browdie, who, clad in cords and leather leggings
, was urging his animal forward by means of a thick ash stick, which seemed to have been recently cut from some stout sapling.
His lower limbs were protected by buckskin leggings
, and his feet by the ordinary Indian moccasins.
He was habited in a coarse, striped waistcoat, with black calico sleeves, and blue glass buttons; drab breeches and leggings
. A bright red handkerchief was wound in a very loose and unstudied style round his neck, and an old white hat was carelessly thrown on one side of his head.
It might be palace without, but it was wigwam within; so that, between the stateliness of his mansion and the squalidness of his furniture, the gallant White Plume presented some such whimsical incongruity as we see in the gala equipments of an Indian chief on a treaty-making embassy at Washington, who has been generously decked out in cocked hat and military coat, in contrast to his breech-clout and leathern legging
; being grand officer at top, and ragged Indian at bottom.