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Object Name Hammer, War
Other Name War club
Object Number 1914.252.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description long, straight wood handle covered with hide; hide encircles stone head on one end; stone is smooth and has an elongated egg shape; a Crow Indian scalp attached to bottom of handle with a hide tie.
Dimensions W-3.976 L-27.087 inches
Dimension Details handle measures 62.5 cm long;
stone head measures 12.1 cm from tip to tip;
scalp measures 5.1 cm wide x 21.5 cm long
Material stone; wood; animal hide
Made American Indian
Provenance a gift to president Hayes from an Indian named "Don't Braid His Hair"
People Don't Braid His Hair
Search Terms American Indian
Sioux
Don't Braid His Hair
Native American
Plains Indian
Pine Ridge Agency