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Peyote Fan

Big House Fan

Object Number:70-9-476
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Delaware Culture
Provenience: United States of America
Oklahoma (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Date Made: ca. 1890
Early Date: 1865
Late Date: 1915
Materials:Cooper's Hawk Tail
Iconography:Big House Ceremony
Peyote Ceremony
Length: 37 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970


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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Preucel, Robert W., and Wierzbowski, William S., and Williams, Lucy F. 2005. Native American Voices on Identity, Art and Culture: Objects of Everlasting Esteem.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Pages 102-103/Plate 36View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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