• Culture/People:

    Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Doll's jacket

  • Date created:

    1905-1910

  • Place:

    New York City; New York; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, edge beaded

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Made for Rudolph J. Schaefer (1863-1923) about 1908 by Indian members of the Buffalo Bill troupe during appearances at Madison Square Garden, New York City; donated to MAI in 1963 by his Frederick M. E. Schaefer (1892-1976) in memory of his father.

  • Dimensions:

    12 x 30 x 2 cm

  • Catalog number:

    23/2557

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Lakota exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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