University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 70-9-452
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Cayuga
Iroquois
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast
Maker: Jerry Blue Eyes
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Iron
Pigment
Height: 4.5cm
Width: 3.5cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

With triangular iron blades on front and rear of club head. The head is carved with a distorted face and the handle is incised with a lattice pattern. Decorated with red, black and white paint and leather strips. Note in Speck's handwriting on tag accompanying object, "War club with face representing agony of man enemy when hit. Jerry Blue Eyes, Cayuga."


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968. : Page/Fig./Plate: 27View Objects cited in this Publication

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