• Culture/People:

    probably Mahican (attributed)

  • Object name:

    Club in the form of a fish (possibly an Atlantic sturgeon)

  • Date created:

    circa 1750

  • Place:

    Massachusetts; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, iron blade, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, incised, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1940.

  • Dimensions:

    55 x 1 x 17 cm

  • Catalog number:



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