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club with stone head
  • unknown Lakota maker
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1876
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stone, wood, rawhide, buckskin, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 43 x 13.5 x 5.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 16 7/8 x 5 5/16 x 2 1/8 in
  • Gift of Mrs. Tobi Jones and Mr. Ed Heplor
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3902

The club has a rectangular stone head and a straight wooden handle covered with rawhide. It has buckskin fringe on the loop over the stone head with a band of beading in red. Buckskin is wrapped just under the head with a band of red and white beading and short buckskin fringe. There is a band of buckskin at the end of the handle with red and white beading and short fringe.