Ball stick

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Culture/People
Choctaw
Possible owner
Museum of the American Indian - Heye Foundation (MAI-HF), 1916-1989
Museum Shop, Museum of the American Indian (MAI museum shop/Book Counter)
Previous owner
Helen Pep Grodka (Helen Groz Pep/A Tehom Win/Mrs. Frederick B. Grodka), Non-Indian, 1898-1982
Donor
Sonia Grodka Blumenthal (Sonia Dorothy Grodka), Non-Indian
Harry W. Blumenthal, Non-Indian, 1924-2013
Object Name
Ball stick
Media/Materials
Wood, hide, metal nails
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
81.5 x 7.8 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Place
Oklahoma; USA (inferred)
Collection History
Collection history unknown; acquired by Helen Pep Grodka (1898-1982, an artist and Native American art enthusiast) from MAI or its Museum Shop in 1964; donated to MAI in 1982 by Helen Pep Grodka's daughter and son-in-law, Sonia Grodka Blumenthal and Harry W. Blumenthal (1924-2013).
Catalog Number
25/1641
Barcode
251641.000
See related items
Choctaw
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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