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club with a stone head
  • United States
  • club with a stone head, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: South Dakota, United States
  • stone, wood, buckskin, pigment, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 111 x 17 x 7 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 43 11/16 x 6 11/16 x 2 3/4 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3877
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The club has a pointed oval stone head. The straight wooden handle is wrapped with buckskin with a strip around the head. The handle is rubbed with red pigment. The other end has a triangular buckskin tab decorated with beading and short red buckskin fringes on either side and long fringes on the end. The beading has a light blue field with a dark blue outline and red trapezoids.