Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Northwest Coast maker
  • club, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 47 x 9 x 6 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 18 1/2 x 3 1/2 x 2 3/8 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6165

The wooden club has a human head carved at one end. The handle is long and cylindrical with a knob at the end. The head of the club has a human face carved in, with eyes, nose, and mouth. There are no ears or hair. It is brown.