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Medicine Club

1971.1528.1-4 (RS118237)

Description

Bowling pin-shaped exercise clubs that have a spherical finial and are painted black. The neck has uniform incised rings. The bulbous body swells at the waist with indented ring-turning before the base, painted black, and tapering to the base.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Inscriptions
3 & 4) have ""2LBS"" printed on the side.
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
hardwood
incising
painting (coating)
Object type
Sports Equipment
Descriptive terms
CLUB, INDIAN
hardwood
Hardwood
Incised
incising
Indian clubs
Painted
painting (coating)
Ring
rings (object genres)
Dimensions
20.25 (H), 3.625 (diameter) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1528.1-4
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12241

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