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Cape

1998.5362 (RS24117)

Description

Beaded Indian cape w/ shells and leather fringe. Main body of cape consists of two bands of diamond-shaped beadwork separated by rows of shells. Bead colors are turquoise, yellow, green and white. Long turquoise and white strands w/ shell at end comprise one end of cape; long tasseled leather fringe the other.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1880-1910
Associated Building
Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.).
Material
clay
leather
shell (animal material)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Places
Colorado (United States)
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
CAPE
capes (outerwear)
clay
Clay
leather
Leather
Shell
shell (animal material)
Dimensions
18 x 52 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.5362
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker
GUSN
24542

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