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Description A fixed-stone-head club, possibly Dakota, circa the second half of the 19th century. Stone head smoothed into oval shape with pointed ends and left raw at center where it is secured with leather strap attached to wood shaft. Leather strap is spot-stitch beaded with multicolored glass seed beads. Wood shaft is wrapped with cotton fabric and wound with strands of multicolored glass seed beads, with leather strip at bottom tip.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 18 3/4 inches length shaft
6 3/4 inches length head length
Nomenclature Club (weapon)
Creation Made by (possibly) Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Bishop Henry Benjamin
Made by (possibly) Plains Indians
Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Made in United States
Owned/used in Minnesota, United States
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
Dates Discovery: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901

Credit Line Gift of Mrs. George Chase Christian in memory of her husband, Mr. George Chase Christian
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 7418.9
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