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Plains Indian Museum

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Plains 566
Descriptions
brass 1442 metal 3340 hide 1074 glass beads 689 cotton thread. 6 mirror 31 feather fluffs 49 elk tooth commercial tanned hide 21
Names
fan 119
Date:
1960s-1970s
Dimensions:
L: 13 in, tail length: 11.25 in, handle width: 2.25 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:
bundle of turkey feathers, with feather fluffs, bottom wrapped in piece of commercial tanned hide and based around a metal structure, sewn on both sides. Piece of tanned hide looped through bottom of handle portion, and strung with large round glass beads in red, dark green, light blue, dark blue, light green with an elk tooth, and trailing of tanned hide. Round tanned hide disk, beaded in faceted glass seed beads; majority opalescent with dark blue perimeter and 5 point star in blue faceted with center circle of red, and inner circle of dark green faceted. Verso has round dance round mirror attached at base. Metal structure pieces visible from verso.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1660

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