5:Tools & Equipment for Science and Technology ➞ Armament ➞ Bludgeon
TAG: "War club" (this tag is no longer with object)
animal ➔ hide/skin ➔ leather
botanical ➔ wood
45 cm L
8.5 cm W
5 cm H
Provenance of Object:
This object was held in the museum that Luther College started in 1877. This museum eventually grew into the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum, and following this, non-Norwegian American ethnographic objects were returned to Luther and accessioned into the college’s Anthropology Collection. Without additional documentation, was likely obtained by the Luther College Museum (later the Norwegian-American Museum) between the late 19th century and early 20th century.
Description:Club made out of strips of leather over an unknown substances and a stone of reddish brown in color.