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fringed jacket
  • Canada
  • fringed jacket, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • moose hide, metal beads, thread, cotton, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width: 80 x 95 cm width with arms at sides
    Object Height/Width: 31 1/2 x 37 3/8 in width with arms at sides
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7063

The brown jacket is made of moose hide. It has a stand up collar with a zigzag edge on the bottom. There is fringe across the chest and back and on the shouler seams. The patch pockets at the hips have zigzag edging. There is embroidery down the front on either side of the opening, on the shoulders and across the back, pockets, and cuffs. The embroidered design consists of red and pink flowers on a brown woody stem with green and light green leaves and brown metal beads for an accent. There is pink cotton lining at the collar.