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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Central Plains 41 Midwest 5
Descriptions
tanned hide 570 rawhide 1018 wood 4438
Names
lacrosse stick 6
Date:
ca. 1880-1900
Dimensions:
basket height: 1.25 in, width: 2 in, L: 33.5 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Each of the two lacrosse sticks, NA.503.43.1 and NA.503.43.2, is a squared piece of light colored wood, split and bent on the end to form a loop, which is then strung through drilled holes with tanned hide on the long vertical and across the short horizontal to form a basket. Where the loop and base meet is wrapped tightly with tanned hide strip.
Accession Number:
NA.503.43

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