[Restricted Object] Ghost Dance Staff
late l9th century
Bison horn, wood, glass beads, horsehair, rawhide, cloth, thread, commercial leather, and brass tacks
Overall: 20 1/2 × 9 1/16 × 1 15/16 in. (52 × 23 × 5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P
Place Made: United States, North America
Ceremonial Artifact: Staff
Native American: Plains
Not on view
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.
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.64, no.49.
Collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.
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