Roach Spreader


From: Great Plains (Plain)

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 63-8-1B
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Indian
Provenience Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Bone | Quill | Feather | Fiber

Handle wrapped with brass wire; brass tacks around butt; English type iron blade with small bowl; bowl has filed edges around lip. Roach spreader attached to handle with thong. Spreader; carved bone with pointed end. Feather fits into bone toggle; quill end of feather wrapped with ribbon, quills and colored strings. Strip of wrapped quills extend to end of fetaher; colors: purple, white and green.

Length 10 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number L-260-1 - Old Loan Number

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