Robe

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Culture/People
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Collector
Christian F. Schuster (Christian Friedrich Schuster/C. F. Schuster), Non-Indian, 1868-1957
Previous owner
Christian F. Schuster (Christian Friedrich Schuster/C. F. Schuster), Non-Indian, 1868-1957
Donor
Christian F. Schuster (Christian Friedrich Schuster/C. F. Schuster), Non-Indian, 1868-1957
Object Name
Robe
Media/Materials
Buffalo hide/skin, paint
Techniques
Painted
Dimensions
206 x 215 cm
Object Type
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Place
Montana; USA
Date created
1900-1920
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Christian F. Schuster (1868-1957, a collector and amateur archaeologist in Holyoke, Massachusetts) and probably collected by him when he lived with the Blackfeet in the 1920s; donated to MAI by Christian Schuster in 1953.
Catalog Number
22/1771
Barcode
221771.000
See related items
Pikuni Blackfeet (Piegan)
Clothing/Garments: Outerwear (flat)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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