Pair of Ball Sticks

Lewis Sealey, Chickasaw / American, about 1859 - unknown


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Wood and leather

Overall: 27 3/4 × 2 1/4 in. (70.5 × 5.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Bequest of Frank C. and Clara G. Churchill



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Sports Equipment

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Southeast

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11.01/NAIS 11.01, Ancient Native Americans, Maddie McLeester, Fall 2022


Made by Lewis Sealey (Dawes Roll 2460); collected by Clara G. Corser Turner Churchill (1851-1945) and Frank Carroll Churchill (1850-1912), Mississippi, 1902-1909; bequeathed to present collection, 1946.

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