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Rappahannock and Nanticoke
USA; Delaware; Sussex County; Millsboro

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  • Culture/People:

    probably Iroquois (attributed); used by the Rappahannock

  • Object name:

    Man's outfit

  • Date created:


  • Place:

    Ontario, Qu├ębec, New York; Canada, USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, cotton cloth, feather/feathers, glass bead/beads, button/buttons, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, overlay beadwork, edge beaded, raised beadwork, fringed

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Chief George L. Nelson (Rappahannock); inherited by his granddaughter Waneta P. Swain (Waneta Swain Ackerman, 1923-2002); donated to NMAI by the estate of Waneta Swain in 2005.

  • Dimensions:

    103 x 140 cm

  • Catalog number:


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