University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-155
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Leather
Metal
Bead
Quill
Length: 24 cm
Width: 5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Triangular piece of leather with two metal bangles sewn onto the top. Red and blue beadwork on one side. Another piece of leather is sewn to the base of the triangle. This consists of 10 strips of quillwork done in red and yellow with leather strips hanging below as tassles. What appears to be the handle is a long strip of leather with red quillwork wound around it and sewn to the tip of the triangle.


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