Hammer, War

Date:
1872
Description:
War Club; American Indian; round stone head attached to wooden handle by an extension of skin covering at the handle; small wooden pegs are driven between the stone and skin needed to tighten the skin around the head; record indicated (see white card) that thong streamers, with yellow an orange quill work, pendant from the handle were present at one time, but are missing now; attached ticket written in ink states "war club from Dull Knife a prominent Cheyenne Indian by J.E.C. in 1872", tag removed because of deterioration
Subject:
Native American, American Indian, Indian, Club, War, Dull Knife, Cheyenne
Partner:
Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center
Part of:
Rutherford B. Hayes
Related persons:
Dull Knife; Knife, Dull; Collins
Source:
http://rbhayes.pastperfectonline.com/webobject/2421688F-319E-4087-8AA0-172365359251
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