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Eagle feather fan / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Birds were considered the purest of all creatures and their feather were used as a way to purify. Possibly a golden eagle feather.

Tags: beaded quill, single fan feather, orange feather, turquoise feather, brown, white, eagle feather
People: Osage
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: peyote meeting,

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

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Title(s): 
Eagle feather fan
Creator(s): 
Unknown;
Emil William Lenders
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
20th century
Period: 
Historic
Place: 
Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
feathers (eagle), glass, hide
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Emil Lenders Collection
Accession No: 
84.225
Department: 
Not On View

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