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Cape (clothing)

Object Number:97-84-2016
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cayuse
Provenience: Oregon
Umatilla River Area
Culture Area: Plateau (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Buckskin
Bead
Length: 120 cm
Width: 43 cm
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-2016 - Old Museum Number
16461 - ANSP Number
I 1734 - Gottschall Number

Description

Woman's shoulder cape. Poncho type: backskin, reddish, curved on shoulders and with long extensions front and back; oval neck opening. Beaded in broad red and white bands following contours, with black central stripe. Neck area yellow and red beads.

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1734View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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