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Cape (clothing)

Object Number:37-23-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Mohawk
Iroquois
Penobscot
Provenience: United States of America
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Silk
Length: 67.9 cm
Width: 46 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937
Other Number:37-23-4 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial cape, elaborately beaded on red silk, bound with blue silk ribbon and lined with blue muslin. Scalloped back and pointed front; edged with inch-wide net of white beads. Design: deer on back, beaver in front below each medallion, four large floral sprays. Colors: dark and pale blue, lavendar, dark and light green, deep and pale yellow, red, pink, black, white and transparent white. Old. See 37-23-4 A-B

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] Williams, Lucy F. 2003. Guide to the North American Ethnographic Collection at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, pl. 109; p. 91, pl. 110View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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