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club with stone head
  • United States or Canada
  • club with stone head, late 1800s–1980
  • Where object was made: North America
  • stone, rawhide, wood, sinew
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 44.5 x 8 x 5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 17 1/2 x 3 1/8 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0478

This club has a rectangular stone head that is light yellow with a white side. The wooden handle is inserted into the center of the large flat side. The stone head has a narrow strip of rawhide holding it in place. The strip is continuous with the rawhide covering on the handle, stitched in place with sinew. There is a rawhide loop handle at the other end.