- Museum number
Coat (part of dance-costume); made of brown suede; floor-length coat, scalloped along bottom edge, decorated with extra piecs of brown leather scalloped on edges with white leather backing showing through; tie fastening around neck; slit cut halfway up back; black ink drawing of eagle with serpent in mouth standing on prickly pear plant (emblem of Mexico) on back.
- Production date
Length: 149 centimetres
Width: 152.50 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- Worn by dancers taking part in "La Mojiganga" or "Dance of the Devils".
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1977-1978, London, Horniman Museum
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Objects collected during the 1970s by Chloë Sayer and Marcos Ortiz. They were exhibited in 1977-1978 at the Horniman Museum, and later acquired by the British Museum.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number