Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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club with stone head
  • United States
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stone, wood, rawhide, buckskin, horse hair, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 38 x 26 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 14 15/16 x 10 1/4 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3911

The small club has a round stone head, enclosed in rawhide with remnants of red fur. The straight wooden handle is also wrapped in rawhide. The buckskin strip at either end of the handle has short fringe and a band of beading in white, light blue, orange, pink and dark blue beads at either end. There is a tassel of white horse hair at the end of the handle and buckskin loop.