University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:45-15-1275
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Hupa
Provenience: California (State)
Lake County (California)
Highland Springs
Culture Area: California (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
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Pigment
Length: 28.6 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

34 splint-like sticks, variously and gaily decorated in red, black and purple. 4 have the black central band, essential in the guessing contest. Water-bird-skin case.


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