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Dakota stone club

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Description Dakota club with a buckskin-wrapped handle steadying and partially enclosing an ellipsoid stone head. The handle is decorated with buckskin fringe, and the head is wrapped with a buckskin strip to which red and blue beadwork and conical tin cones have been attached. The remains of feathers can be seen emerging from some of the tin cones.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 14 1/2 inches length
7/8 inch width handle
4 inches width head
2 5/8 inches depth head
Nomenclature Club (weapon)
Creation Made by Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by Dakota Indians
Used by Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
Dates Creation: Not later than 1933

Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 7189.1

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