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Plains Indian Museum

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Plains 566
Descriptions
feather 171 pinked edges star blue 690 loop 15 assorted 2 fringes 12 pheasant 14 black 554 one 5 beading 4 leather 2024 glass beads 689 striped 9 round 182 wrapped 151 feathers 641 red tail hawk 4 eagle 171 Cord 34 flicker 6 brown 254 handle 322 wood 4438 Gray 59 arrow 2 braided 95 magpie 10 trimmed 2 netted 2 twenty-one charms twisted 40 cross 3 small 27 White 769
Names
Native American Church 7 fan 119
Subjects
flag 31 stripes 197 feathers 28 cross 120 zigzag 91
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
Accession Number:
NA.502.184

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