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Catalog Number 2014.097.011
Object Name Fan
Collection Jim and Linda McKee
Description Marsh Hawk tail feather bunch fan. Native American (American Indian) Church Fan; brown striped feathers with orange fluffs just above the stems - the front feather has black stripes and orange and green triangles painted on the front; the stems of the feathers are wrapped in tan hide with red, yellow, and green thread around the top; there is an off-white/light brown wooden? handle - round with orange and yellow beads around the base; strands of off-white braided, fringe at the bottom
Dimensions W-4.375 L-19.75 inches
Material hide/leather, feathers, beads, wood?
Provenance The collection of fans is from Ray & Ethyl McKee of McKee's Indian Store in Anadarko. Collected from 1940s thru 1960.
People McKee, Ethyl
McKee, Ray
Search Terms ceremonial
American Indian
Fan
Feathers
Church
Native American
Indian
McKee Indian Store
Category Native American Ceremonial