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Dance Bustle

Object Number:97-84-1181
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Provenience: United States of America
South Dakota
White River
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Feather
Mirror
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-1181 - Old Museum Number
18389 - ANSP Number
II 431 - Gottschall Number

Description

Fan shaped with small mirror at base of hawk feathers, dyed green and tipped with softer red feathers. Entered the collection as "headdress" but is actually part of dance bustle. WSW 8/2015.

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. 2.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: II 431View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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