Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) or Ojibwe peoples
  • club, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 73 x 18 cm
    Object Length/Width: 28 3/4 x 7 1/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1922

Dark brown wooden club with a four digit claw or talon wrapping around a large ball.

The large ball at the end is carved from a burl, an area of deformed grain in the tree.