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Plains Indian Museum

Plains 566
stone 206 tanned hide 570 sinew 620 wood 4438 rawhide 1018
war club 69
late 19th century
L: 18.5 in, width: 4 in, Diameter: 9.5 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
Stone (quartz?) head unworked except for groove around center where rawhide strap sits. Wood handle is inserted into hole drilled at base of stone, and secured with sinew stitched to rawhide strap and then through hide wrapped around the length of handle, also wrapped around base of wood. The light colored hide casing around handle is sinew sewn with extra flap of hide at the end, and also has a slit. Stone head is rounded, and very slightly pointed on one side.
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