Ball stick

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Culture/People
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Previous owner
Wud ku tci, Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Hope M. Fulbright, Non-Indian, 1876-1949
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Ball stick
Media/Materials
Wood, hide thong/babiche
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
86.5 x 7.5 x 4 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Native Term
to ka ne'
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Wud ku tci (Oklahoma Muskogee) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923) and Hope M. Fulbright (1879-1949), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/5746
Barcode
025746.000
See related items
Oklahoma Muskogee (Creek)
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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