• Format/Object name:

    Coup stick

  • Date created:

    circa 1870

  • Artists/Makers:

    White Swan, Apatohsipipiikani (Northern Piegan) [Piikani Reserve, Brocket, Alberta]

  • Place:

    Piikani Reserve (Peigan Reserve); Alberta; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, rawhide, horsehair, wool cloth, sinew, cotton thread, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, cut, painted, wrapped, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by White Swan; acquired from him in 1926 by Donald A. Cadzow (1894-1960, MAI staff member) during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.

  • Dimensions:

    126 x 25 x 2 cm

  • Catalog number:

    14/9565

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