Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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lacrosse stick
  • unknown maker from the United States
  • lacrosse stick, late 1800s–1975
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, buckskin, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 100.5 x 10 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 39 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6487

The lacrosse stick has a straight handle. The end is flattened and curved around to make a teardrop shaped opening. Light brown buckskin strips form a net in the opening. Two more strips are wrapped around the narrow portion of the teardrop. It is a light natural color.