Ceremonial mace, end of 800 (East Dakota, Yankton)

Mazza cerimoniale, fine ‘800 (Dakota dell’Est, Yankton)

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Focus:
Technique and Dimensions:

Leather, stone, decorticated, sanded, carved and painted wood, cotton and metal thread

Location:

C.A. 343 1/2

Provenance:

Donation of Missioni Cattoliche Americane, 1893

Ceremonial club, symbol of status, flaunted on convivial occasions (like the Pow - Wow)