Object Place: United States, Great Plains region
Length 16.7 cm, diameter 1.5 cm (Length 6 9/16 in., diameter 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Bone, wood, feathers
Not On View
Cylindrical body of eagle-wing (?) bone with V-shaped window. Duct block of wood. Carrying cord of leather (length 420 mm) tied just below window. Two eagle “fluffy” feathers suspended near center by long cords of leather. One eagle “fluffy” feather and small tuft of eagle down dyed red, bound near distal end with sinew.
1984, sold by Douglas Deihl, Northampton, Massachusetts, to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 13, 1984)
Helen and Alice Colburn Fund