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Buffalo skin robe

Object Number: 
1947.248
Date: 
ca. 1870
Medium: 
Buffalo pelt
Dimensions: 
Overall: 40 x 75 x 1 in. ( 101.6 x 190.5 x 2.5 cm )
Description: 
Buffalo pelt worn as a robe; remnants of felt backing stitched to one side.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this buffalo skin robe was used by the Dr. Myron Orton, the donor's father.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Minnie A. Orton
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group