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Leather coat with embroidered floral designs and a velvet collar / Unknown

Essay/Description

Deerskin Cherokee embroidered coat; large collar with large lapels; belted; large pockets; elaborate fringe along edges of coat, around cuffs, and pockets; embroidered floral design throughout.

Curatorial Remarks

From dealer provided notes:
Holes on back on left side; "small hole backed with archival netting"
Trotta-Bono: "Excellent condition - light surface cleaning; small hole under cape stabilized with archival netting."

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Title(s): 
Leather coat with embroidered floral designs and a velvet collar
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Cherokee
Date: 
circa 1850
Place: 
Southeast, Oklahoma, United States of America
Materials/Techniques: 
deerskin, cloth, velvet, silk
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.3426
Previous Number(s): 
TL2011.28
Department: 
Not On View

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