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Coat

Object Number:NA3981
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ojibwa (uncertain)
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Pigment
Length: 114 cm
Width: 78 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. O. Oldman, 1912
Other Number:27067 - Dealer's Number

Description

Leather and caribou skin coat with small amounts of stroud cloth. Coat adorned with designs (red, black, and brown pigment) on front and back. Four vertical lines of circles adorn the front of the coat, as well as a repeated design of rectangles with triangular elements inside. The sleeves are decorated as well with a more complex design on the back of the coat. The coat has fringe around all edges except for the collar.

Bibliography:

[Manuscript] Oldman, William O. Oldman to Gordon, 24 July 1912, List of Oceanian objects sent.. pg. 29 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: page 2View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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