Club

Unknown people (Plains), Plains

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late 19th-early 20th century

Stone, wood, rawhide, sinew, and glass beads

Overall: 33 1/16 x 4 1/4 x 2 9/16 in. (84 x 10.8 x 6.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26495

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Armament: Bludgeon

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Attached Tag:"#1"; In Ink on Shaft: "Indian war club - Walworth Co. S.D."

Exhibition History

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

Publication History

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.62, no.33.

Provenance

Collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

RAHR #: 533

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