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Accession Number:
NA.502.184
Makers
Plains
Descriptions
one, feathers, star, blue, loop, assorted, flicker, brown, handle, pheasant, black, wood, Gray, magpie, trimmed, netted, twenty-one, charms, twisted, cross, beading, leather, small, glass beads, striped, round, arrow, braided, fringes, feather, pinked edges, White, wrapped, red tail hawk, eagle, Cord
Names
fan, Native American Church
Subjects
feathers, cross, zigzag, flag, stripes
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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