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Striped Cape (Aduu) or Blanket

Arts of the Americas

CULTURE Hopi Pueblo
MEDIUM Cotton, wool, commercial cotton twine
DATES 19th century
DIMENSIONS 39 3/4 × 48 × 1/4 in. (101 × 121.9 × 0.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Early handwoven blanket that would have been worn by women or by Katsina dancers as a cape tied around the neck, and tied under the arms. It has a tag with the # 22 on it. Condition: Very good; Velcro strip for suspension along top.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CAPTION Hopi Pueblo. Striped Cape (Aduu) or Blanket, 19th century. Cotton, wool, commercial cotton twine, 39 3/4 × 48 × 1/4 in. (101 × 121.9 × 0.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7170. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7170.jpg)
IMAGE overall, 05.588.7170.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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