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Pipestone/catlinite war club
Description Hammer carved out of red pipestone (catlinite). 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: Unit was acquired in 1918.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 286.E82