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Accession Number: 1989.12.1

Physical Description: Man's double-breasted jacket with Native American designs. Jacket is woven of ecru wool ground with red, black, blue and brown vertical stripes. Double-breasted, with six silver-plated disk buttons down the front in two rows. Starburst design in center of buttons. Two pockets with tan fringe. Jacket is machine-stitched.

History of Object: Given to Reb Russell by Tom Mix. The two appeared together in the film "The All American" in 1932. Russell was a native of Coffeyville, KS. He was a football player, and later, a star of Hollywood "B" Westerns. This jacket supposedly was made from a rug woven in Chimayo, NM.

Date: Between 1932 and 1940

Dimensions (in cm): 74.00 (H) 56.00 (W)

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Associations and Subjects

    Theme/topic: Weaving
    Use, Place of: Miami County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Montgomery County (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Coffeyville (Kan.)
    Use, Place of: Osawatomie (Kan.)
    Theme/topic: Cowboys
    Group: Hispanic Americans
    Theme/topic: Motion pictures
    Theme/topic: Western films
    Theme/topic: Wild west shows
    Individual: Russell, Reb, 1905-1978
    Origin, Place of: Chimayo (N.M.)
    Individual: Mix, Tom, 1880-1940.

Status: Cataloged

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