University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:46-6-11
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Cherokee
Big Cove Band
Provenience: United States of America
North Carolina
Big Cove
Culture Area: Southeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Woodchuck Skin
Feather
Fiber
Length: 51 cm
Width: 2 cm
Credit Line:Cherokee Expedition; Frank G. Speck and John G. Witthoft, 1946

Description

Band of woodchuck skin, with single chicken-hawk feather, with small red feather attached. "Worn in dance, with feather erect over forehead. Eagle dance, feather dance."

Obtained from Will West Long, Big Cove


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