Feather Decoration, Ponca Indian Dance (set of six)

Costume

Identifier
C-174_1-6
Date:
1934
Description:
Six feather decorations worn by Ted Shawn's Men Dancers in Ponca Indian Dance (a total of five Men Dancers were in this work)

Item Details:
Two star burst shaped feather motifs of shaped turkey feathers trimmed with red, yellow, purple, and green marabou. In the center is set a circular mirror (mirror missing on one). The motifs appear to have been held onto the upper arms with elastic loops decorated with beads and shells.
C-174_3 Is inscribed with BM (Barton Mumaw).
Extent:
6
Medium:
Metal, Turkey Feathers, Glass, Shells, Elastic, Marabou Feathers

Related Entities
Ted Shawn and His Men Dancers (worn by)
Barton Mumaw (worn by)
Related collections
Ted Shawn Costume Collection
Related Storage Locations
Costume Box 043Trunk 002