Wanna Eagle's "Show Indian" Costume

Wanna R. Perley (Wanna Eagle), American, 1897 - 1967, Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

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20th century

Buckskin, glass beads, cotton cloth, felt and thread (beadwork from clothing strips)

Overall: 43 5/16 x 27 9/16 in. (110 x 70 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mrs. Mary Perley in honor of the Class of 1943 and her husband Henry G. Perley, Jr., Class of 1943

172.25.25421

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Provenance

Chief Henry Red Eagle, Henry Gabriel Perley (1885-1972), Greenville, Maine; to his daughter-in-law, Mary Perley [widow of Henry Gabriel Perley, Jr., 1921-1972, Class of 1943], Rockville, Connecticut; given to present collection, 1972.

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