Abenaki fan, ca. 1900

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


An Abenaki Indian from Odanak in Quebec probably wove this fan.

Maine Indian families produced similar fans, selling them along with other novelty goods at coastal and lakeside resorts as well as at department stores.

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About This Item

  • Title: Abenaki fan, ca. 1900
  • Creation Date: circa 1890
  • Subject Date: circa 1890
  • Town: Odanak
  • State: QC
  • Media: Plant material
  • Local Code: HM 7355
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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