13052
13053
13054
 

Dance Wand

New Search
Object Number:
70-9-347
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Cayuga
Iroquois
Provenience:
Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area:
Northeast
Maker:
Jerry Aaron
Date Made:
1939
Early Date:
1939
Late Date:
1939
Section:
American
Materials:
Feather
Wood
Fiber
Description:
Made by Jerry Aaron, used in the Eagle Dance in the Long House in 1939 - one per person. Made of wood with four grooves. The first groove at the tip of the wand has one eagle feaher attached to the wand with thread and red cloth. There is a red cloth tassle half-way down the feather, and a tassle of red, pink, green ribbon and blue string at the tip of the feather. The second groove has three small feathers attached to the wand by thread and green ribbon. The third groove has three small feathers attached by brown cloth and thread. There is a piece of red cloth with yellow ribbon next to this groove. The fourth groove has two small feathers attached by thread to the wand.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker

You may also be interested in these objects:



See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

Select objects to add to My Finds list using



Clear List Next - View List
My Finds