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Rigid Feather Fan

Description

Rigid, oval white feathered fan; dark colored stuffed bird mounted in center; bird has orange and yellow head; surrounded by marabou feathers; handle of birch bark with flowers embroidered in dyed porcupine quills.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1876-1899
Material
bark (plant material)
birch (wood)
embroidering
feather (material)
quill (spine)
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
Aves (class)
bark (plant material)
birch (wood)
Birchbark
Bird
Embroidered
embroidering
FAN
fans (equipment)
Feather
feather (material)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Porcupine Quill
quill (spine)
Accession Number
1936.1104
GUSN
38906

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