Ball stick and ball

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Culture/People
Chickasaw
Previous owner
Lou Brown, Oklahoma Chickasaw
Collector
Chief William M. Skye (Bill Skye), Peoria, 1868-1923
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Ball stick and ball
Media/Materials
Wood, hide
Techniques
Carved
Dimensions
71 x 5.5 x 4.5 cm
Object Type
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Collection History
Collected from Lou Brown (Oklahoma Chickasaw) in 1910 by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member), assisted by Chief William M. Skye (Peoria, 1868-1923), during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.
Catalog Number
2/8367
Barcode
028367.000
See related items
Chickasaw
Games, Toys, Gambling: Ball game items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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