Ball stick

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Culture/People
Seminole
Collector
William F. Stiles (WFS), Non-Indian, 1912-1980
Expedition
F. K. Seward - William F. Stiles Florida Expedition (1939-1940)
Expedition sponsor
Frederick K. Seward (Frederick Kimber Seward), Non-Indian, 1878-1943
Object Name
Ball stick
Media/Materials
Wood, hide thong/babiche, metal nails
Techniques
Carved, bent, nailed, laced, tied
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Place
Chestnut Billy's Camp, Tamiami Trail east of Everglades City; Everglades City; Collier County; Florida; USA (inferred)
Date created
circa 1920
Collection History
Collected in 1939 or 1940 by William F. Stiles (1912-1980, MAI curator) during the MAI's F. K. Seward–William F. Stiles Florida Expedition, sponsored by MAI trustee Frederick K. Seward (1878-1943).
Catalog Number
20/1157
Barcode
201157.000
See related items
Seminole
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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