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Feather Cape
Feather Cape
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Feathers, Cotton Fiber
Dimensions:
175.3 x 94 cm (69 x 37 in.)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Great Lakes
Provenance:

Enigmatic object it might be American Woodlands probably from the North Eastern America - Ontario region.
Tourist object- souvenir - 1830-1860 - Victorian
Museum Anthropologist 1999 vol 22 #2 pp 3-16

Tribal Arts Autum/Winter 2000 VI:3
Object technically not well made although visually striking

Accession Number:
48777
Acquisition Date:
1921-09-01
Credit Line:

Gift of Mrs. James Nathan Rogers

Feather - from domesticated birds or traded feathers - peafowl (peacock), grouse, owl. Textile - fine sized cotton muslin - Pelerine
double faced mounted on cotton muslin. Green, piebald and down

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