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Object Name: Buffalo skin robe
Date: ca. 1870
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Medium: Buffalo pelt
Dimensions: Overall: 40 x 75 x 1 in. ( 101.6 x 190.5 x 2.5 cm )
Place made: North America, United States
Description: Buffalo pelt worn as a robe; remnants of felt backing stitched to one side.
Credit Line: Gift of Miss Minnie A. Orton
Object Number: 1947.248
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According to the accession records, this buffalo skin robe was used by the Dr. Myron Orton, the donor's father.