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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
Category Native American Ceremonial