Miniature rootclub, ca. 1850

Contributed by Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine


Found under the floorboards in a structure connecting a house and barn in the town of Penobscot, this may have been a shaman's ceremonial club.

It represents an early style of rootclub in which the wood was stained, not painted.

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About This Item

  • Title: Miniature rootclub, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: circa 1850
  • Town: Penobscot
  • County: Penobscot
  • State: ME
  • Media: Wood
  • Local Code: HM 2528
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine
5746 Maine Center for the Arts, Orono, ME 04469
(207) 581-1902

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