Pipestone club
286.E82, detail
286.E82, detail

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Description A pipestone (catlinite) club with handle circa the early 20th century or late 19th century. The handle is covered with buckskin and decorated with beadwork and leather tassels at its center. Blue feathers emerge out of tinkler cones tied to the hammer's head; additional feathers are tied to the bottom of the handle.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 21 inches length without tassels
4 inches width head
7/8 inch depth head
Nomenclature Club (weapon)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
Dates Creation: Not later than 1918
(Date object was donated to the Minnesota Historical Society.)
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 286.E82

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