University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:70-9-478
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:Turkey Wing
Iconography:Peyote Ceremony
Big House Ceremony
Length: 38cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Turkey wing used as fan for sweeping away impurities, around the fire and inner circle of the lodge in the Peyote ceremony, and along the dancing path in the Big House ceremony. "...Obtained through Eagle [Charlie Webber]. "Note in Speck's handwriting accompanies object.


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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