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Silver blanket pin in shape of oval with feather dangles attached

Essay/Description

Large silver blanket pin in the shape of an oval with feather-shaped dangles attached.

Curatorial Remarks

Tags: feather fan, Rattle, drum, peyote symbolism, waterbird, peyote bird, Native American Church, tipi, feathers, silver blanket pin
People: Pawnee, Bruce Caesar
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: peyote meeting, personal activity

From interviews with Dr. Garrick Bailey, 2018-2020 University of Tulsa, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology

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Title(s): 
Silver blanket pin in shape of oval with feather dangles attached
Creator(s): 
Bruce Caesar (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Pawnee and Sac & Fox (artist and user)
Date: 
20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
sterling silver
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Purchased with funds from the Frankie Van Johnson Acquisitions Fund
Accession No: 
69.148
Previous Number(s): 
TL1998.4.1
Department: 
Not On View

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