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Fan used in Native American Church rituals  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1895"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1885-1905

Materials:

Wood, deerhide/deerskin, eagle feather/feathers, glass bead/beads, twine/string, thread

Techniques:

Carved, gourd stitch/brick stitch/netted beadwork, wrapped, tied

Dimensions:

57 x 13 x 2.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Kiowa, Native Americans, North America, Plains, Southern Plains

State:

Oklahoma

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) in 1916 during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye/MAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_54083

Catalog Number:

5/65

Album Name:

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