Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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club with stone head
  • unknown Lakota maker
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stone, wood, rawhide, horse hair
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 83 x 24 x 9 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 32 5/8 x 9 7/16 x 3 1/2 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3883

The club has a large pointed oval stone head. The straight wooden handle is wrapped with rawhide. There is a strip of rawhide around the stone head. A flap of rawhide extends from the handle end with a strip of a horse's tail attached at the end.