University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:46-6-9
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Big Cove Band
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Cotton
Feather
Length: 71 cm
Credit Line:Cherokee Expedition; Frank G. Speck and John G. Witthoft, 1946

Description

Cotton cloth, native dyed (black walnut juice). Side seams; set-in sleeves; front neck opening; sailor collar. End and under arms of sleeves, collar, and bottom fringed and ornamented with partridge feathers. "Worn in dances and dress up."


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