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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
glass beads 689 dye 189 quills 403 tanned hide 570 bald eagle feathers 7
Names
fan 119
Date:
ca. 1900
Dimensions:
L: 21 in, width: 4 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:
Dance fan. Two conical shaped tanned hides sewn together and holding ten bald eagle feathers. Cone has various patterns of beads overall white with designs of navy blue, green, red, rose, mustard yellow, and the entire handle is outlined by single row of black. Back side has main pattern in "whirl wind" design in rose and navy blue with diamond and stripe pattern below. Front side has main pattern in "V" shape in navy, green, and rose. Fringe at end is wrapped with red, blue, and pink quill work and white glass beads. Row of attached un-quilled hide fringe hangs at bottom.
Accession Number:
NA.203.1508

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