Hair plume worn by ball players

Date created
circa 1905
Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Sherman Taylor, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1882-1943
Key Washington, Eastern Band of Cherokee
Betty Toineeta, Eastern Band of Cherokee
Jennie Arch, Eastern Band of Cherokee, cs. 1835-ca. 1915
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Collection History
Items in this set were collected from several Eastern Band of Cherokee individuals (Sherman Taylor, Key Washington, Jennie Arch, and Betty Toineeta) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
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Place
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
Catalog Number
1/8992
Barcode
018992.001
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Native Term
a ti L us ti'n
Object Name
Hair plume worn by ball players
Media/Materials
Eagle feather/feathers, twine/string
Techniques
Tied
Dimensions
15 x 2.5 cm
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws66f1acfa8-8ca0-4f6c-8b1f-11a3406c2a33
Record ID
NMAI_20374