University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-343
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
Length: 30 cm
Width: 1.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Used for the eagle dance; held in the hand, only one per person. Made by Jerry Aaron. Used in the eagle dance in the Long House in 1939. Wand is made of wood with 6 grooves where six eagle feathers are tied onto the wand with thread.


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