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Stained ebony drumstick with silver waterbird / Unknown

Curatorial Remarks

Peyote drumsticks were often individualized. The bands have been carved and painted (possibly white). The waterbird may be silver or German silver. The waterbird is inset into the drumstick.

Tags: Native American Church, silver waterbird, stained ebony, carvings, peyote drumstick
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): 
Stained ebony drumstick with silver waterbird
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American
Date: 
20th century
Place: 
Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
ebony, silver, pigment
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2850
Department: 
Not On View

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