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Club
Description Ceremonial club (probably Dakota) with a wooden handle wrapped around most of its length with cloth and glass beads. The club's head is carved out of red pipestone (catlinite) and encased in a lead inlay design of circles ovals, and arrows. A beaded leather thong holds the head onto the handle. The handle itself is wrapped with a string of seed beads sewn onto a brown plaid cloth covering the wood. Beads are yellow, blue, white, red and green in color.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 24 1/2 inches length
6 3/4 inches width
1 1/2 inches depth
Nomenclature Club (weapon)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Owned/used by: Mudge, Eva A.
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
Dates Creation: Approximately 1890
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 9666.9