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Tanned leather and unborn calf hair vest with fringe and antler toggles / Unknown

Essay/Description

Donor says Cherokee.

Curatorial Remarks

Purchased as Cherokee; non-Indian.

Tags: vest, antler toggles, antler buttons, tanned leather, leather fringe, calf hair, brown, tan
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, personal activity, social events, commercial sale


From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Tanned leather and unborn calf hair vest with fringe and antler toggles
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; possibly Cherokee
Date: 
circa 1940
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, bone
Dimensions: 
Vest: 24 1/2 × 17 1/2 × 30 1/4 × 7 × 13 1/4 × 5 1/2 × 22 1/2 in. (62.2 × 44.5 × 76.8 × 17.8 × 33.7 × 14 × 57.2 cm)
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
87.44
Previous Number(s): 
8727.44; 26931
Department: 
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