Cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1880-1910

GUSN

GUSN-24542

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

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
clay
leather
shell (animal material)
shell (animal material)
Leather
Clay
Shell
CAPE

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing--Outerwear

Dimensions

18 x 52 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.5362

Places


Maine (United States)