Slungshot Club

Unknown people (Plains), Plains

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late 19th-early 20th century

Rawhide, horsehair, wood, and stone

Overall: 15 9/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 3/16 in. (39.5 x 4.3 x 3 cm)

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

985.47.26506

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: "194" "47. war club" "Sitting Bull's"

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.63, no.43.

Provenance

Purported to have belonged to Sitting Bull (1831-1890); collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

RAHR #: 536

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