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Fireman's fan for Native American Church services / Unknown

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Beaded feather fan, used for purification during peyote ceremony.

Tags: fan, Peyote
People: Osage
Places: Southern Plains, 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): 
Fireman's fan for Native American Church services
Creator(s): 
Unknown
Culture: 
Native American; Osage
Date: 
mid-20th century
Place: 
Oklahoma
Materials/Techniques: 
feathers (eagle), wood, hide, metal, glass, cotton
Classification: 
Object Type: 
Accession No: 
84.2959a-b
Department: 
Not On View

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