Dress

Mary Gloade, Mi‘kmaq / Canadian, 19th century, Mi‘kmaq (Micmac), Wabanaki, First Nation, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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late 19th century

Leather, glass beads, cloth, metal and shell buttons, and thread

Overall: 49 3/16 in. (125 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.26063

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

19th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Provenance

Purported to have been "made and owned by Princess Mary Gloade, daughter of Chief Gloade, first person to go to shake hands with Queen Victoria when the Queen was a small girl." [Victoria never visited Nova Scotia]; collected by Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920‘s-1930‘s; bequeathed to his daughter, Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father‘s will], 1981.

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