Item Number: WC8709044
Tribe: Sioux - Teton
Period: 1850-1875 - ca. 1865
Materials: Ash wood; brass tacks; three steel knife blades; dyed horsehair; glass trade beads; native tanned buffalo hide; sinew sewn (hand grip).
Description: Three knife blades have been fitted to the middle of the handle. The handle is decorated with brass tacks and is fitted with a hide hand grip. A horsehair ornament is tied to the tip of the club.
Dimensions: Length 34.75 inches 88.3 cm; Width 8 inches 20.4 cm.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010
Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 60
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