Ball head club

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Description Ball-headed wood club, probably Dakota circa the first half of the 19th century, associated with Reverend Alfred Brunson (1793-1882), a Methodist missionary and Indian Agent. The club has brass tacks on the head as well as on the throat. The tacks are integral with incised designs. At the top of the club, opposite the ball head, are the remains of a carved figure.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 1/2 inches length
2 inches width (handle)
3 inches diameter (head)
Nomenclature Club (weapon)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Brunson, Reverend Alfred
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1825 - Not later than 1850

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2003.52.1

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