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Wooden peyote box with bronze latch and wooden fastener / Joseph Rice

Essay/Description

This object has a catalogue card with the artist name and culture.

Curatorial Remarks

The peyote box was used to carry a roadman's kit which would typically include a platform for peyote, a rattle, fan, staff, drumstick, and a sage holder.

Tags: peyote box
People: Native American Church
Places: Oklahoma
Purpose: ceremonial use

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

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Title(s): 
Wooden peyote box with bronze latch and wooden fastener
Creator(s): 
Joseph Rice
Culture: 
Native American; Sac & Fox
Date: 
1998
Materials/Techniques: 
wood, metal, felt
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2953a-b
Previous Number(s): 
84.2953 a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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