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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Osage 14 Central Plains 41
Descriptions
bone 151 antler 34 feather 171 bald eagle 15
Names
Roach Spreader 5
Subjects
line design 3 triangles 289 hearts 19 scallops 2 dots 30
Date:
ca. 1890
Dimensions:
L: 8 in, width: 2.375 in, H: 14.75 in
Remarks:
Dress and adornment, Personal Adornment and Ritual Regalia. Carved antler spreader with four fingers scalloped edges, four triangular and one heart shaped cut-out, incised lines and dots colored with black and red paint, bone tube feather holder has incised red line designs and contains a single eagle feather. **According to Dr. Anderson's listing, there are approximately only 30 of these known to exist. A very rare piece. The roach was separated from the spreader and received another # NA.203.759
Accession Number:
NA.203.12B

Not currently on display


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