Bison Robe

1279.1 - Bison Robe copy.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

Bison Robe

Description

Charles Rath, noted panhandle buffalo hunter and hide buyer during the period of the buffalo slaughter, secured this buffalo robe. Rath established the Rath Trail through the Eastern Texas Panhandle and built Rath City, a trading post for buffalo hunters.

This object is not currently on display.

Source

Donated by Robert Rath (grandson of Charles Rath)

Date

Circa 1870

Identifier

1279/1

Rights

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Citation

“Bison Robe,” Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum, accessed June 26, 2022, https://pphm.omeka.net/items/show/3029.