• Culture/People:

    probably Plains Cree (Prairie Cree) (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Man's vest

  • Date created:

    circa 1920

  • Place:

    Saskatchewan; Canada (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, glass bead/beads, cotton cloth, thread, sinew

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Major William C. Gotschall (ca. 1875-1935, a civil engineer in New York City); presumably inherited by his housekeeper, Agnes Jurkulak (1891-1976), and donated to MAI in 1935 in his name.

  • Dimensions:

    68 x 69 cm

  • Catalog number:

    18/9104

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