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lance with eagle feathers
  • Plains peoples
  • lance with eagle feathers, late 1800s–2007
  • Where object was made: Great Plains
  • wood, wool, eagle feathers, buckskin, pigment, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 189 x 43 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 74 7/16 x 16 15/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7425
Description

The straight wooden shaft is wrapped with red wool with one small segment of off-white. There is a series of brown eagle feathers down one side, secured inside the cloth wrapping and green pigment at the wider end.