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War Club

Object Number:NA7605B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Apache
Provenience: North America
Culture Area: Southwest Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Hair
Hide
Stone
Glass
Length: 35 cm
Width: 6 cm

Description

War club with an animal hair tassel and a stone head. The head is wrapped with two panels of hide, some of which is brittle and cracking. The shaft is wrapped with leather and the lower end has coarse animal hair attached. A string of glass beads is wrapped around the upper end of the shaft below the head. Beads are dark brown, orange, light blue, dark blue, and pink.

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