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Buffalo Bill Museum

Descriptions
buffalo 115 hair 424 baby sueded 3 buttons 114 cowhide 19 silver 707 fur 151 leather 2024
Names
vest 106
Subjects
flag 31 American 37 head 15 Indian 729 symbols 2 steer 16
Date:
1885
Dimensions:
back neck length: 19.25 in, back width: 21 in
Credit Line:
Gift of the daughters of Edmund Seymour, through the efforts of Mrs. S.B. Freeman, Sr. of Cody
Inscription:
Buttons lettered on back: WATERBURY BUTTON CO (3 stars)
Remarks:
Vest, baby buffalo with hair (?) front-hair to inside, leather to outside; brown cowhide back-sueded inside, smooth outside; leather on front is painted with numerous designs-Indian symbols, initials and words, American flag and longhorn steer head on left side; 3 fur pockets sewn to inside with black stitching showing on front; numerous tears around arm holes, on upper right front and lower left and right fronts have been sewn, glued and patched on the inside with assorted furs, leather, reptile skin (?) and a piece of black tooled leather; 2 leather ties on each side of front; 21 badly corroded silver buttons sewn to inside lower back edge.
Accession Number:
1.69.2483

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Buffalo Bill Museum.
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