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club with stone head
  • United States
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: United States
  • catlinite, wood, cotton, buckskin, silk ribbon, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 70 x 9.5 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 27 1/2 x 3 3/4 x 1 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3898

The wooden handled club has a pointed catlinite head. The handle is wrapped in cotton cloth under the beading and buckskin at either end. There are buckskin fringes at either end. The handle is wrapped with wide bands of pink, red and multi-colored beading. There is a small red silk ribbon next to the head.