Coup stick

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Culture/People
Apatohsipipiikani (Northern Piegan) [Piikani Reserve, Brocket, Alberta]
Artist/Maker
attributed to White Swan, Apatohsipipiikani (Northern Piegan) [Piikani Reserve, Brocket, Alberta]
Previous owner
Chief White Swan, Apatohsipipiikani (Northern Piegan) [Piikani Reserve, Brocket, Alberta]
Collector
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960
Object Name
Coup stick
Media/Materials
Wood, rawhide, horsehair, wool cloth, sinew, cotton thread, paint
Techniques
Carved, cut, painted, wrapped, tied
Dimensions
126 x 25 x 2 cm
Object Type
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place
Piikani Reserve (Peigan Reserve); Alberta; Canada
Date created
circa 1870
Collection History
Collected from White Swan (Apatohsipipiikani) in 1926 by Donald A. Cadzow (1894-1960, MAI staff member) during fieldwork sponsored by MAI.
Catalog Number
14/9565
Barcode
149565.000
See related items
Apatohsipipiikani (Northern Piegan) [Piikani Reserve, Brocket, Alberta]
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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