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Miniature Gunstock War Club


Artist Unknown (Anishinaabe (Ojibwe))


c. 1860

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Miniature Gunstock War Club, Artist Unknown (Anishinaabe (Ojibwe))
Miniature Gunstock War Club: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, ribbons, animal hide, red pigment
Size: 1/2 x 3 5/16 x 19 in. (1.27 x 8.41 x 48.26 cm)
Creation Place: North America, United States, Great Lakes/Woodlands region
Culture: Anishinaabe (Ojibwe), North America, United States, Great Lakes/Woodlands region
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Tag '129', on tag
Physical Description: wood cut into shape of miniature rifle; decorated with carved lines on one side and five thunderbirds on other side; ribbons tied to rawhide ties in holes at barrel end and at hammer area
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 98.113
Added to Site: February 28, 2009