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$5,000 beaded vest in Seattle Goodwill donation

  • Justin McCarthy of the Burke museum adjusts the display of the American Indian beaded vest that was given to the museum Wednesday by Goodwill. The sta...

    Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times

    Justin McCarthy of the Burke museum adjusts the display of the American Indian beaded vest that was given to the museum Wednesday by Goodwill. The staff of a Goodwill store in Seattle donated the early 20th Century Indian-style vest worth $5,000 that they found in a donated trunk.

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  • Justin McCarthy of the Burke museum adjusts the display of the American Indian beaded vest that was given to the museum Wednesday by Goodwill. The sta...

    Mark Harrison / The Seattle Times

    Justin McCarthy of the Burke museum adjusts the display of the American Indian beaded vest that was given to the museum Wednesday by Goodwill. The staff of a Goodwill store in Seattle donated the early 20th Century Indian-style vest worth $5,000 that they found in a donated trunk.

SEATTLE -- The staff of a Goodwill store in Seattle thought they had something special in a beaded vest they found in a donated trunk.
An appraiser agreed. It's an early 20th Century Indian-style vest worth $5,000.
The Seattle Times reported that Goodwill donated the vest to the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture for its permanent collection.
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