Head Breaker (Casse-tete) or War Club (made for sale)

William Nolet, Abenaki / Canadian, 20th century, Abenaki, Wabanaki, First Nation, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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July 1960

Wood

Overall: 16 1/8 × 1 3/16 in. (41 × 3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Museum Purchase

160.42.14588A

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Provenance

Made by William Nolet, Odanak, Quebec, Canada; sold to William Bryant, Class of 1962 (Anthropology Professor Dr. Gordon M. Day‘s summer ethnographic research assistant); sold to present collection, 1960.

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