University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 37-23-4B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Mohawk
Iroquois
Penobscot
Provenience: United States
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Silk
Glass
Length: 23cm
Width: 37.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937
Other Number37-23-3 - Other Number

Description

Ceremonial cuffs belonging with cape, 37-23-3. Elaborately beaded on red silk, bound with blue silk ribbon and lined with blue muslin; edged with net of white beads. Design: large star-centered disc with scalloped edge, supported by large floral sprays. Colors: medium blue, lavendar, dark and light green, orange, deep and pale yellow, red pink, flesh, black, white and transparent white. Unit beads are set on gilt sequins. Old.


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