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Zippered royal blue boy's jacket with three bands of patchwork / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

This style of jacket is becoming increasingly common among the Seminole and Muscogee (Creek) of Oklahoma. This raises the question of whether they are being made locally or commercially. It is labeled "Seminole Arts and Crafts".

Tags: jacket, zipper, collar, Seminole arts and Crafts, commercial item
People: Seminole
Places: Southeast, Eastern 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): 
Zippered royal blue boy's jacket with three bands of patchwork
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Seminole
Date: 
circa 1970s
Materials/Techniques: 
cotton, metal
Dimensions: 
Jacket: 3 × 25 × 7 × 20 1/2 × 19 × 19 1/2 in. (7.6 × 63.5 × 17.8 × 52.1 × 48.3 × 49.5 cm)
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Professor Raymond J. DeMallie, Indiana University
Accession No: 
99.193
Department: 
Not On View

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