University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-479
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Provenience: Oklahoma
Culture Area: Northeast
Date Made: ca. 1890
Early Date: 1865
Late Date: 1915
Section:American
Materials:Eagle Wing
Buckskin
Cotton
Iconography:Peyote Ceremony
Length: 37 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Eagle wing, wrapped in hide at quill ends to form handle. Handle is bound in green cloth tape, and is fringed at bottom. Note in Speck's handwriting accompanying object: "Eagle wing fan used in Peyote ceremony to purify members. Part of Enoch's outfit, used about 1890."


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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