Osage. <em>Fan (iki thadsin)</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Winter hawk feather, glass beads, wood, wool, hide, pigment, 1 x 7 x 23 1/2 in. (2.5 x 17.8 x 59.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1911, Museum Collection Fund, 11.694.8977. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.694.8977_view1.jpg)

Fan (iki thadsin)

Artist:Osage

Medium: Winter hawk feather, glass beads, wood, wool, hide, pigment

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 1 x 7 x 23 1/2 in. (2.5 x 17.8 x 59.7 cm)

Collections:

Accession Number: 11.694.8977

Image: CUR.11.694.8977_view1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This fan has a hide handle that has each side beaded differently from the other, one side blue, green, red and white beads, the reverse side red, blue and white. Both sides have a cross in the design. A hide thong is dyed green and tied to one side of the handle. Small eagle feathers are arranged in front of larger eagle feathers and tucked into the fan handle hide.

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