Object photography

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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Cape, before 1908
  • Cedar bark, leather
  • Northwest Coast, North America
  • H: 17 1/2 in, W: 36 1/2 in (H: 44.4 cm, W: 92.7 cm)
  • Gift of Dr. Charles Goddard Weld, 1908
  • E10387


This is a short, truncated cone shaped cape made from the inner bark of a cedar tree. The cape is sewn using continuous strands with cross-stitching at about one centimeter intervals. A leather thong is bound at the top.

Exhibition History

  • This Noble River: Captain Gray and the Columbia, Columbia River Maritime Museum; May 11, 1992 through November 29, 1992