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Feather peyote fan / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

This fan was created with eagle feathers as a symbol of purification that is used during peyote meetings.

Tags: fan, feather, Native American Church
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial events

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

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Title(s): 
Feather peyote fan
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Dominic Daniels
Culture: 
Native American; Osage (artist and user)
Date: 
circa 1940
Materials/Techniques: 
feather, leather, glass
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.1167
Department: 
Not On View

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