Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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embroidered vest
  • Canada
  • embroidered vest, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Canada
  • moose hide, satin, thread, metal, embroidering
  • Object Height/Width: 57 x 53 cm
    Object Height/Width: 22 7/16 x 20 7/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7068

The brown vest has a moose hide front and a brown satin back and lining. It has five gold colored buttons. There are small patch pockets at the hips. The embroidery along the opening at the front and on each pocket has red, pink, and light purple flowers with yellow detail and purple stems.

There is a brown satin strap on the back with a metal buckle.