Artist Sioux, Native American
  • War Club
Date ca. 1880
Medium stone, wood and beads
Dimensions Overall: 24 × 3 × 3 7/8 inches (61 × 7.6 × 9.8 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase
Accession Number 81.672
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Said to have belonged to Rain in the Face, a Sioux chief.
Arthur Abraham.
(Lynn Munger, dealer, Fremont, Indiana, USA);
purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA);
1981-present, purchased 1981 by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Feder, N. Two Hundred Years of North American Indian Art. Exh. cat., Whitney Museum of American Art. New York, 1971, p. 77, no. 86 (ill.).

Penney, David W. Art of the American Indian Frontier: The Chandler-Pohrt Collection. Seattle and London, 1992, cat. no. 188.