University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 70-9-476
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Lenape
Provenience: Oklahoma (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast
Date Made: ca. 1890
Early Date: 1865
Late Date: 1915
Section:American
Materials:Cooper's Hawk Tail
Bead
Hide
Wood
Iconography:Big House Ceremony
Peyote Ceremony
Length: 37cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Feathers fastened into beaded handle. Handle is wood, covered with maroon, red, blue and lilac-colored beadwork on buckskin, with fringe at bottom. Feathers are from cooper's hawk tail, ith red-dyed feather in center.


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