Arts of the Americas
Velvet, beads, sequins
6 1/2 × 3 3/4 × 9 in. (16.5 × 9.5 × 22.9 cm) (show scale)
Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino
Black velvet cap decorated with a tassel of black ribbon with long brown beaded danglers at the top. Along the sides are beaded letters that spell out “Smoking Cap 1905.” The letters are beaded in alternating colors of white and brown beads in the word SMOKING CAP while the 1905 is beaded in yellow. Sequins with a single brown bead in the middle add additional decoration.
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Haudenosaunee. Smoking Cap, 1905. Velvet, beads, sequins, 6 1/2 × 3 3/4 × 9 in. (16.5 × 9.5 × 22.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Edward J. Guarino Collection in memory of Edgar J. Guarino, 2016.11.18. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.TL2016.18.18_view1.jpg)
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