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Man's dyed leather jacket with metal buttons / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

There likely would have been beadwork attached if this jacket were used by Native Americans. The collar is an element of European influence. The style as a whole appears to be Anglo American.

Tags: shirt, collar, fringe, button, leather
People: Kiowa
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: domestic use, commercial sale

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

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Title(s): 
Man's dyed leather jacket with metal buttons
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Kiowa
Date: 
19th century - 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
hide, metal, dye
Dimensions: 
Jacket: 28 1/2 × 19 × 16 1/2 × 18 × 21 1/2 × 26 1/2 in. (72.4 × 48.3 × 41.9 × 45.7 × 54.6 × 67.3 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
89.137
Previous Number(s): 
8926.137; 13001
Department: 
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