Cape (clothing)


Location: On Display in the Native American Voices

From: United States of America

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 37-23-3
Current Location Native American Voices - On Display
Culture Mohawk | Iroquois | Penobscot
Provenience United States of America
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Glass | Silk

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

Length 67.9 cm
Width 46 cm
Credit Line Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937
Other Number 37-23-4 - Other Number

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