Peyote Fan

Big House Fan


From: United States of America | Oklahoma (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-476
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Delaware Culture | Lenape
Provenience United States of America | Oklahoma (uncertain)
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1890
Section American
Materials Cooper's Hawk Tail | Bead | Hide | Wood
Iconography Big House Ceremony | Peyote Ceremony

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.

Length 37 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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