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feather ornament or fan
  • unknown Sioux maker
  • feather ornament or fan, 1861–1889
  • Where object was made: Fort Yates, Dakota Territory (present-day North Dakota), United States
  • feathers, string, buckskin
  • Object Length/Width: 34 x 18 cm
    Object Length/Width: 13 3/8 x 7 1/16 in
  • Gift of H. Greissinger
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0749

Two brown feathers are joined at the proximal end with string. The feathers have irregular white shapes.