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Roach and spreader with yellow quills and horsehair / Solomon McCombs

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Roaches such as this were commonly worn in straight dances and powwows. By the early 20th century, roaches become a part of inter-tribal attire.

Tags: roach, spreader, yellow
People: Muscogee (Creek)
Places: Southeast, Eastern 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): 
Roach and spreader with yellow quills and horsehair
Creator(s): 
Solomon McCombs (Artist)
Culture: 
Native American; Muscogee (Creek)
Date: 
1970s
Materials/Techniques: 
quill, horsehair, wood, hide
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2282a-b
Previous Number(s): 
8427.2282A; 39277
Department: 
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