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cloak to be worn with mask
  • unknown Nuu-chah-nulth (Nootka) or Salish maker
  • cloak to be worn with mask, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States or Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
  • cloth, Great Blue Heron feathers?
  • Object Height/Width: 65 x 160 cm
    Object Height/Width: 25 9/16 x 63 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5533.02

The short cloak is made of black cloth. It has the remains of three horiztonal rows of large dark grey feathers: one at the top, one at 1/3 of the distance from the top and one at 2/3 of the distange from the top.

It was intended to be attached to the bottom edge of the mask portion.