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Object description

  • Northwest Coast artist
  • Club, before 1936
  • Wood
  • Alaska, Northwest Coast, United States
  • L: 24 in, dia.: 2 5/8 in (L: 61.0 cm, dia.: 6.7 cm)
  • Gift of the Heirs of George C. Stone, 1936
  • E22065

DESCRIPTION

This wooden club has an ellipsoidal head and was used for killing seals. The ellipsoidal head is at the end of a long wooden shaft that flairs out slightly at the end of the handle.