Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
Rootclubs, carved by Native Peoples, first were used as weapons, then became emblems of power and authority.
Rootclubs now are art forms. The spirit face suggests that this club was intended for spiritual or ceremonial purposes.
About This Item
- Title: Spirit face rootclub, ca. 1900
- Creation Date: circa 1900
- Subject Date: circa 1900
- State: ME
- Media: Wood
- Local Code: HM 7109
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
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