Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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club with stone head
  • unknown Cheyenne maker
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1992
  • Where object was made: United States
  • stone, wood, rawhide, buckskin, horse hair, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 76 x 6.5 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 29 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 1 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3905

The club has a round stone head wrapped in rawhide. The straight wooden handle is also wrapped in rawhide. It has a band of buckskin under the head with short fringe and beading. The beaded decoration has a white field, with a two-tone blue "H" shape. The band of buckskin near the end of the handle also has short fringe and is beaded with pink and light blue. There is a horse hair tassel at the end.