Ball stick

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Culture/People
Seminole
Artist/Maker
Tobacco Charlie (Ingraham Tiger/Tobacco Charley), Seminole
Previous owner
Tobacco Charlie (Ingraham Tiger/Tobacco Charley), Seminole
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Ball stick
Media/Materials
Wood, hide
Techniques
Carved, laced, tied
Dimensions
4.5 x 68 x 10 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Native Term
ku fi ni ke'
Place
Florida; USA
Date created
circa 1900
Collection History
Collected from Tobacco Charlie (Ingraham Tiger; Seminole) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8014
Barcode
018014.000
See related items
Seminole
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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