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lance with feathers
  • Plains peoples
  • lance with feathers, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Great Plains
  • wood, feathers, wool, cotton?, ribbon, string, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 193 x 32 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 76 x 12 5/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7426

The wooden staff is wrapped with red wool. There are white feathers along one edge. There is a strip of off-white cotton with a possibly pink ribbon wrapped at either end and one about 1/3 of the distance from either end. There is a white band at either end of the wool.