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War Club

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Object Number:29-48-77
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Winnebago
Provenience: North America
United States of America
South Dakota
Pine Ridge
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Steel
Claw
Technique:Carved
Iconography:Otter
Length: 65 cm
Width: 20 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1919
Other Number:8544 - Collector Number

Description

Land Otter Carving. Oak wood. Head and handle in one piece, the head being natural knot of the wood. Steel blade stick in head. Used in dance? Carved decoration - land otter. 5 (originally 6) bear's claws attached by hide strings.

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