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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566
rawhide 1018 wool cloth 199 metal 3340 golden eagle feathers 54 cotton thread 354 Horse Hair 108 glass beads 689 paint 359 wood 4438 brass 1442
war club 69
ca. 1870
L: 30.5 in, width: 6.5 in, wide at widest point: 18 in
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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
Carved wood club with metal blades and golden eagle feathers. Narrow handle and two cut out sections, angled end; round wood sections wrapped in blue wool cloth and yellow, white, blue beads and horse hair. (7) smaller eagle feathers an tied to beaded areas with sinew; (1) one larger golden eagle feather with red wood cloth wrap at base. (3) three long triangular blades inserted in edge of wood. Top of club angled; three holes cut near tip. Curved lines painted along edges; dots and cross hatching on mid-section PR side. PL side yellow in color; painted with black lizard design, four point stars, dots and lines. Brass tacks both sides. Remnants of tanned hide both sides.
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