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Fireman's coat

Fireman's coat

19th century

Cotton; hand-woven; plain weave; stitched (sashiko); indigo dye
38 3/4 x 47 3/4 in. (98.43 x 121.29 cm)
Gift of the Christensen Fund
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistoryNew York, New York, American Museum of Natural History, Body Art: Masks of Identity, Nov. 16, 1999 - May 29, 2000.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Textures of Daily Life: Firefighters' Jackets from the 18th and 19th Centuries, July 17, 2004 - Jan. 17, 2005.

Seattle, Washington, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Mood Indigo: Textiles from Around the World, Apr. 9 - Oct. 9, 2016.

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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