Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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club with stone head
  • Country Unknown
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1930
  • stone, wood, horse hair, feathers, sinew, buckskin, dyeing
  • Object Length/Width: 48 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 7/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0318

The club has an egg shaped head of light-colored stone on a wooden handle. The stone has four incised grooves where braided horse hair once sat. Two of the horse hair braids are now broken. The handle is wrapped in horse hair of various colors (pink, green, grey, blue) and a tuft of red feathers mid-shaft. There is a buckskin loop at the end of the handle and remnants of red and light green feathers.