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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 99
Descriptions
cotton cloth 39 cotton thread 5 tanned bison hide 29 dyed feather fluffs 31 golden eagle wing cotton twine 51
Names
eagle feather fan
Date:
ca. 1870s
Dimensions:
L: 21.5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Attached portion of golden eagle wing feathers, bound at base with 4”L piece of tanned bison hide with fringe cut inclusive, wrapped around and stitched with cotton thread, then reinforced with thin strip of hide tied on end. Two (1) yellow and one (1) red feather fluff tied to a strip of cotton cloth with twine, then tied on to (1) piece of fringe. One (1) yellow feather wrapped with black thread to piece of hide fringe. Dyed feather fluffs are recent additions.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1644

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