Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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rabbit stick
  • unknown Hopi maker
  • rabbit stick, late 1800s–1993
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 49 x 8 x 2.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 19 1/4 x 3 1/8 x 1 in
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.5815

Flat stick, slightly curved. One end is broken. Brown field. Dark red block at bend with black band on either side. Black band and either end and two short black marks between and a red mark in the opposite direction. Yellow along edges.

Intended to kill rabbits.