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Catalog Number 1983.124.006
Object Name Fan
Collection Hazel Bentley
Tribe Caddo/Delaware/Shawnee
Description Feathers (night hawk) hackles, leather, metal cross; loose bunch fan of wing and tail; night hawk feathers; hackle decoration on feathers in blue, red, and yellow; leather handle and fringe; leather wrap on shafts; 1 feathers is loose and included; several feathers missing; a small metal cross is attached on one of the fringes; leather has been covered with white shoe polish; Caddo or Shawnee
Dimensions L-18.11 inches
Provenance Oklahoma; 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
fan
hawk
feathers
Category Native American Ceremonial