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Pipestone ball head club model

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Description A ball-headed club, possibly Dakota, made of catlinite and pierced at either end, circa the mid- to late 19th century. This piece was possibly a component of personal regalia. From McCook, South Dakota.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 19 1/2 inches length
2 inches width
2 inches depth
Nomenclature Club (weapon)
Creation Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Subjects Made by (possibly) Dakota Indians
Collected in McCook County, South Dakota, United States
Indian. Armaments. Tools & Equipment. Bludgeon
Indian. Art
Dates Creation: Not earlier than 1850 - Not later than 1900

Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 4154.E404

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