Staff

Unknown people (Plains), Plains

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late 19th-early 20th century

Bison horn core, wood, rawhide, commercial leather

Overall: 23 1/4 x 6 9/16 x 1 15/16 in. (59.1 x 16.7 x 5 cm)

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

985.47.26515

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Staff

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

Attached Tag: "94. Horn war club. Prov. undet."

Exhibition History

Peoples and Cultures of the Plains, Northwest Coast, and Artic Region, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Native American Studies 21 / Anthropology 40, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 30-December 20, 1992.

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.64, no.52.

Provenance

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

Old Number

RAHR #: 94 A

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