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Culture/People:
probably Ute (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Reverend George Coolidge Hunting, Non-Indian, 1871-1924  Search this
Sally Coolidge Vance (Sarah Lucy Coolidge/Sarah Coolidge Rowlodge), Northern Inunaina (Arapaho), 1907-1953  Search this
Irvin S. Cobb (Irving S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1944  Search this
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Previous seller:
Sally Coolidge Vance (Sarah Lucy Coolidge/Sarah Coolidge Rowlodge), Northern Inunaina (Arapaho), 1907-1953  Search this
Seller:
Laura Spencer Cobb (Laura Spencer Baker Cobb/Mrs. Irvin S. Cobb), Non-Indian, 1876-1967  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
William Shirley Fulton (William S. Fulton), Non-Indian, 1880-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Dance wand/baton
Media/Materials:
Wood, eagle feather/feathers, porcupine quills, wool cloth, paint, hide, metal bell/bells, hair, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, painted, quill-wrapped (flat)
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Plains; USA, Canada (inferred)
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Reverend George Coolidge Hooding (1871-1924, Bishop of the Diocese of Utah and Nevada); acquired by Sally Coolidge Vance (Sarah Lucy Coolidge/Sarah Coolidge Rowlodge, Northern Arapaho, 1907-1953, who may have been related to Reverend Hooding) at an unknown date; purchased from Sally Coolidge Vance in 1935 by Irvin S. Cobb (1876-1944, a New York City author, journalist, and humorist); purchased by MAI in 1945 from Irvin Cobb's widow, Laura Spencer Cobb (1876-1967), with funds donated by William Shirley Fulton (1880-1964, an archaeologist, founder of the Amerind Foundation in Dragoon, Arizona, and MAI trustee).
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Catalog Number:
20/8058
Barcode:
208058.000
See related items:
Ute
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_222218