Ball stick

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Culture/People
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Previous owner
Leon A. Miller ("Chief" Miller), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1895-1961
Donor
Leon A. Miller ("Chief" Miller), Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1895-1961
Object Name
Ball stick
Media/Materials
Wood, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved, bent, laced
Dimensions
58.2 x 9.5 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Place
North Carolina; USA
Date created
1900-1920
Collection History
Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Leon A. ("Chief") Miller (Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1895-1961), coach of the Community College of New York lacrosse team from 1932 to 1960 and CCNY head football coach from 1942 to 1944; donated to MAI by Leon Miller in 1946.
Catalog Number
20/9389
Barcode
209389.000
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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