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Finger Wand

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Object Number:35-22-60
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dene
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Shageluk
Lower Yukon River Valley
Innoko River
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Glass
Paint
Feather
Wool
Length: 12.8 cm
Width: 8.2 cm
Credit Line:Yukon Expedition, Frederica de Laguna, 1935

Description

Wheel-shaped object of wood carried (one in each hand) by young girls at dance. Projection with ring at bottom to fit over finger. Painted red and green, decorated with beads set into wood. Feathers stuck around edge.

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