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Object Number: 37-23-3
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Mohawk
Iroquois
Penobscot
Provenience: United States
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Glass
Silk
Length: 67.9cm
Width: 46cm
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937
Other Number37-23-4 - 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 - Nov 2018)View Objects in Exhibition

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