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Fan with Handle

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Feathers, porcupine quills, bark, bird body
DATES late 19th-early 20th century
DIMENSIONS 13 9/16 x 11 1/4 in. (34.4 x 28.6 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 25.873
CREDIT LINE Gift of C. T. Dotter
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION Probably Huron (Native American). Fan with Handle, late 19th-early 20th century. Feathers, porcupine quills, bark, bird body, 13 9/16 x 11 1/4 in. (34.4 x 28.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of C. T. Dotter, 25.873. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, 25.873_acetate_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Feather fan with bark handle decorated with quillwork. The fan is circular with white feathers in the center and light blue, dyed feathers on the edges. A small bird body with brown and white feathers is affixed to the center.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (77%)
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