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Object Number:29-47-15
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Cree
Provenience: Canada
Manitoba
Red River
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Stone
Hide
Pigment
Tin
Length: 88 cm
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1929

Description

Head is stone covered with hide; the handle is a tube of hide, for rather more than half its length (the part near the head) stuffed with cotton or some other flexible material; in the grip end, a round stick has been inserted. Painted red and blue. 3 sets of tessels tipped with tin.


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