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Object Number:97-84-2336
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Comanche
Provenience: Oklahoma
Near Cache Creek
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Gourd
Bead
Wood
Skin
Metal
Horsehair
Technique:Etched
Iconography:Sun
Moon
Thunderbird
Eagle
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-2336 - Old Museum Number
16724 - ANSP Number
I 1554 - Gottschall Number

Description

Gourd with finely etched and painted figures of sun, moon, "thunderbird" and American eagle. Buckskin-covered handle with sparsely beaded ball end and long buckskin fringe. Red horsehair plume.


Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 1554View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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