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club with stone head
  • unknown Sioux maker
  • club with stone head, early-mid 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • catlinite, wood, buckskin, ribbon, beading
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 64 x 9 x 2 cm length includes fringe
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 25 3/16 x 3 1/2 x 3/4 in length includes fringe
  • Gift from the Menninger Foundation
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3907

The small club has a pointed oval stone head. The straight wooden handle is wrapped with buckskin. It has buckskin fringe at the end of the handle and the top of the head. There is green ribbon at either end of the handle. There is blue, white and red beading around 2/3 of the shaft.