Vest from Goodwill now a museum gem
This beaded Indian vest was donated to Goodwill in 2006 and is now on display at Seattle’s Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. Justin McCarthy adjusts its display.
Posted: Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 am
SEATTLE — You just never know what you might find at your local Goodwill store: something old, something new — and sometimes, treasures worthy of a museum collection.
So it was with a beaded American Indian vest dropped off at the Dearborn Goodwill in Seattle. Sharp-eyed staff thought it might be something special, and an independent appraiser estimated its value for Goodwill at $5,000.
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Tuesday, February 5, 2013 12:00 am.