Measuring about 15 long, including the fringed tail at the bottom, this antique, 19th century Stone Club is guaranteed to be authentic. The slightly oval granite stone measures 3-1/2 long by 2-1/2 wide by 2-1/8 thick. The stone is flat on one end and could also be termed a "War Hammer". This stone is held in place with a sinew strap.Over the sinew and shaft are sewn a rawhide cover which is richly beaded with seed trade beads in what appears to be a Lakota Sioux pattern. The top band has lost many beads, but the beaded handle is complete. The rawhide cover has come unsewn for a distance of about 1-1/2 at the bottom.
All of this 19th century Plains Indian War Club is original and there are no restorations. The head could be hundreds of years older, as these were reused until broken. The item "Antique Western Native American Plains Indian Beaded Rawhide Stone War Club" is in sale since Sunday, September 30, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1800-1934\Weapons". The seller is "bmoose123" and is located in Spokane, Washington.
This item can be shipped to United States, Canada.