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Object Name Fan, Hand
Common Name Comanche fan
Catalog Number 1962.94
Date ca. 1850
Material(s) Feathers; leather; glass
Dimensions H-15.5 W-4 inches
Description This is a Comanche fan. It has white feathers bound by deer hide. There are colored beads threaded into the hide on all sides. The top side consists of mainly white beads and black, red, and yellow beads forming a geometric pattern. The bottom side consists of mainly red beads and stripes of red, green, and yellow beads. There are white beaded tassels on the end.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
Subjects Native Americans
Fans (Accessories)
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS