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Roach Spreader

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Object Number:
70-9-362
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Delaware Culture
Lenape
Provenience:
Oklahoma
Culture Area:
Northeast
Section:
American
Materials:
Bone
Feather
Metal
Hide
Description:
Bone roached spread, shoulder blade. Eagle feather, with two small pink feathers attached; one at the tip and one at the center is attached to a small round tube of metal brass. This is tied to the bone by a small piece of rawhide tied through four holes in the bone at the thinner end of the bone which is shaped like a shoe horn. At the wider end are four small holes arranged in a square. A larger hole is located beneath this square formation. The bone is very flat.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker
Other Number:
NA1724   -   Collector Number

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