Feather Decoration, Ponca Indian Dance (set of five)

Costume

Identifier
C-175_1-5
Date:
1934
Description:
Large feather decoration, worn by Ted Shawn's Men Dancers in Ponca Indian Dance (a total of five Men Dancers were in this work)

Item Details:
A large star burst shaped feather motif of shaped turkey feather trimmed with yellow and purple marabou. In the center is set a circular mirror. The motif appears to have been held onto the waist with two elastic tabs decorated with beads and shells.
C-175_2 Inscribed with the name Dennis (Dennis Landers).
C-175_3 Inscribed with the name Mack (Wilbur McCormack).
C-175_4 Inscribed with the name Barton (Barton Mumaw).
 
Extent:
5
Medium:
Metal, Turkey Feathers, Glass, Marabou Feathers

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