Wanna Eagle's "Show Indian" Costume
Wanna R. Perley (Wanna Eagle), possibly Anishinaabe / American, 1897 - 1967
Buckskin, glass beads, porcupine quills, cowrie shells, brass, dye, and thread (beadwork recycled)
Overall: 45 1/4 × 33 7/16 in. (115 × 85 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Mrs. Mary Perley in honor of the Class of 1943 and her husband Henry G. Perley, Jr., Class of 1943
Place Made: United States, North America
Native American: Plains
Not on view
John R. Stomberg, The Hood Now: Art and Inquiry at Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2019, p. 150, ill. plate no. 81.
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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