Rigid Feather Fan

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1876-1899

GUSN

GUSN-38906

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

Descriptive Terms

fans (equipment)
accessories
birch (wood)
bark (plant material)
embroidering
feather (material)
quill (spine)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
Feather
Birchbark
Porcupine Quill
Embroidered
Bird
FAN

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

1936.1104