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Accession Number:
NA.502.184
Makers
Plains
Descriptions
feather, pinked edges, star, blue, loop, assorted, fringes, pheasant, black, one, beading, leather, glass beads, striped, round, wrapped, feathers, red tail hawk, eagle, Cord, flicker, brown, handle, wood, Gray, arrow, braided, magpie, trimmed, netted, twenty-one, charms, twisted, cross, small, White
Names
Native American Church, fan
Subjects
flag, stripes, feathers, cross, zigzag
Date:
ca. 1940
Dimensions:
overall length: 23.75 in, feather length: 9.5 in, feather width: 1.5 in, handle length without fringe: 6.125 in, Diameter: .75 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard A. Pohrt
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Ritual, Curing and Cult Objects. Twenty-two assorted small feathers (brown, black, blue, gray, striped), all trimmed on one with edges pinked, all have tiny feathers attached at white leather wrapped bases which are attached to a netting beaded white wood handle with a design of zigzags in dark clear red, red, orange, yellow, clear amber, taupe, lavendar, royal blue, turquoise, aqua, clear light blue, clear pale green, clear light green, clear blue-green and white with blue stripes with a wide pink band containing a light blue cross, 2 black and white feathers and a red, white and blue flag; white round braided loop at handle bottom attaches to a similar loop on a tassle with netting beaded black and white feathers on a red, orange and yellow ground with twisted white cord fringe; to 3 fringes are tied a cross, an arrow and a star charms; all beading done in tiny seed beads. Magpie feathers, pheasant feathers, Red Tailed hawk feathers, Flicker feathers, eagle feathers

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