• Culture/People:

    Minnesota Chippewa [Pillager Band, Minnesota]

  • Object name:

    War club with animal effigy handle

  • Date created:

    1800-1850

  • Place:

    Bear Island, Leech Lake; Leech Lake Reservation; Cass County; Minnesota; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, metal items, glass bead/beads, hide thong/babiche, wool yarn, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, strung, tied, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Formerly owned by Pillager Band war leader Boggimogishig; collected from him in 1910 by Dr. Charles A. Eastman (Wahpetonwan Dakota physician, author, and reformer, 1858-1939) during fieldwork sponsored by George Heye.

  • Catalog number:

    2/7213

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