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Object Name Club
Common Name Navajo War Club
Catalog Number 1939.60.5
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Leather; wood
Dimensions H-3.125 W-22.125 inches
Description This is purportedly a Navajo war club. It has a deer hide covered ball secured at the top of the handle. There are blue, black, and yellow beads sewn on ball where it’s attached to the handle. The handle has thin bands of yellow and black beads at its center and white and black beads at its ends. The end of the handle is tasseled.
Collection KHS Museum Collection
People Navaho Indians
Subjects Native Americans
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS