From: New Mexico | Mescalero, New Mexico

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 37978
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Mescalero Apache | Athapaskan
Provenience New Mexico | Mescalero, New Mexico
Culture Area Southwest Culture Area
Section American
Materials Buckskin | Pigment

Buckskin coat with a short collar. Fringed along the sleeves, sides, hem, and the circular shoulder section. Decorative blue stitching around the border of the circular shoulder section. Red stitching up the sides. Blue and red, stitched, interlocking V design at the hem. Red pigment on the front of the coat near the hem on the proper right side and blue pigment on the proper left in the same area. Two loose straps hang at each corner of the hem.

Length 121 cm
Width 73 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Thomas B. Donaldson; subscription of John Wanamaker, 1901

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