From: United States of America

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 38-8-42
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sioux
Provenience United States of America
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Stone | Rawhide

War club. Spherical stone head and haft covered with skin, shrunken on and coloured blue. Broad buckskin band, fringed, beaded and wrapped with strung beads, encases the shaft at each end; pendent from the head is a tassel of sinew-wrapped horse hair dyed purple; pendant of cow's hair and cut feathers attached to proximal end.

Length 83.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of Rodman Wanamaker III, 1938

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