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Man's kilt/apron

Culture/People
possibly Lenape (Delaware) (attributed)
Previous owner
Karl May Museum
Possible owner
Patty Frank (Ernst Tobis), Non-Indian, 1876-1959
Exchanging Agent
Patty Frank (Ernst Tobis), Non-Indian, 1876-1959
Date created
circa 1740
Object Type
Clothing/Garments
Object Name
Man's kilt/apron
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, porcupine quills, deer hair, metal cones, brass bell/bells, glass bead/beads, wool cloth, silk ribbon, dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, sewn, quill embroidered, quill-wrapped (flat), strung
Dimensions
88 x 162 x 1.5 cm
Catalog Number
21/544
Barcode
210544.000
Collection History
Collection history unknown; probably acquired at an unknown date by Patty Frank (Ernst Tobis, 1876-1959), an artist, collector, and historian who worked for Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and contributed his collection to help found the Karl May Museum (Radebeul, Germany), where he served as curator until his death; acquired by MAI through an exchange with the Karl May Museum in 1947.
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Lenape (Delaware)
Clothing/Garments
Place
New Jersey, Pennsylvania; USA (inferred)