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Catalog Number 1983.124.007
Object Name Fan
Collection Hazel Bentley
Tribe Caddo/Delaware/Shawnee
Description Prayer feather. Eagle feather, leather, beads; a single golden eagle tail feather, shaft covered with leather and beaded in seed beads in the gourd stitch style; white background with red, orange, green design. May perhaps be a feather from an old fan. Beads and feather condition indicate age and use Caddo or Shawnee
Dimensions L-15.748 inches
Provenance Used by donor's father, Thomas William Bentley, who was connected with the Native American Church.
People Bentley, Hazel
Search Terms ceremonial
American Indian
Native American
Category Native American Ceremonial