Ball stick

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Sherman Taylor, Eastern Band of Cherokee
Collector
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Ball stick
Media/Materials
Wood, metal wire
Techniques
Carved
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Native Term
de las kaL ti'n
Place
Swain County and Jackson County; North Carolina; USA
Collection History
Collected from Sherman Taylor (Eastern Band of Cherokee) in 1908 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
1/8993
Barcode
018993.000
See related items
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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