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Beaded peyote feather with geometric designs

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Speckled brown and white eagle feather with beaded shaft and cut leather fringe. Beaded over leather with red, then white horizontal bands, followed by diagonal stripes of green, yellow, dark blue, red, light blue. Followed next by horizontal band of white, red, white (in three bead drop style) diagonal stripes of green, red, light blue, red, green, yellow, dark blue, finished with horizontal band of white, light blue, dark blue. Faceted beads in colors; light blue, dark blue, green. Weathered beads; white, yellow. The red beads have white "hearts".

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Title(s): 
Beaded peyote feather with geometric designs
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
mid- 20th century
Materials/Techniques: 
eagle feather, glass, hide
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John R. Whitesell and Sons
Accession No: 
84.2920
Previous Number(s): 
TL1997.45.12
Department: 
Not On View

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