Dance Wand with Horse Head Carving

Lakota (Teton Sioux), Plains

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Wood, porcupine quills, rawhide, tin metal cones, and blue paint

Overall: 30 5/16 x 2 3/16 x 13/16 in. (77 x 5.5 x 2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Alexis Chapman Proctor, Class of 1918

49.25.12268

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Provenance

Collected by a member of the Proctor Family; Alexis Chapman Proctor (1895-1979, Class of 1918), Franklin, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1949.

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