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Fan for peyote rituals  (Ceremonial/Ritual items)  "circa 1890"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1900

Materials:

Wood, feather/feathers, hide, hide thong/babiche, thread

Techniques:

Carved, wrapped, gourd stitch/brick stitch/netted beadwork, twisted, fringed

Dimensions:

57 x 9 x 2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Native Americans, Niuam (Comanche), North America, Plains, Southern Plains

State:

Oklahoma

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown, but said to have originally belonged to Nocona, a Comanche; formerly in the collection of Jake Tingley (1880-1965), who ran an Indian trading store and pawnshop in Anadarko, Oklahoma, from about 1901 onward; purchased from Jake Tingley by Don E. Meyer at an unknown date; donated to MAI by Mr. Meyer in 1961.

Source ID:

NMAI_243807

Catalog Number:

22/9197

Album Name:

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