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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
Woven 156 matte board velvet 90 silk 96 pigment 539
Names
Portrait
Subjects
federal shield flag 31 eagle 68 Cody, William F. 566
Dimensions:
L: 4.125 in, width: 2.375 in, frame length: 7.25 in, Frame width: 5.5 in
Inscription:
Facisimile signature underneath flag, woven: W. F. Cody=Buffalo Bill
Remarks:
Silk portrait of Buffalo Bill, souvenir. Woven silk with head and shoulders portrait of Buffalo Bill in Wild West Show garb in black and white. Underneath portrait are U.S. flags and a federal shield with an eagle on top in red, white, blue and gold. Underneath flags are facsimile signatures. Silk is mounted between two pieces of mat board, top one has an arched top cutout and is painted gold, bottom one is painted pink, back side has remnants of burgundy velvet stuck to old glue. Silk is stained, mat has creases at center top and right bottom and torn edges.
Accession Number:
1.69.2766

Not currently on display


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