Collection: Fenn

Item Number: FCDS35

Category: Club - Ball or Horse Dance Stick

Region: Plains

Tribe: Upper Missouri River

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood, metal, brass tacks, mirror, red ocher.

Description: Wooden haft with metal knife blade sticking in the ball. Brass tacks and mirror decorated with red ocher rubbed in the cracks.

Dimensions: Length 25 inches


Hanson, James A., Spirits in the Arts: From the Plains and Soutwest Indian Cultures, The Lowell Press, Kansas City, 1994, pp 36

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