Medicine Club

Date

1868-1899

GUSN

GUSN-12241

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

Descriptive Terms

Indian clubs
hardwood
incising
painting (coating)
rings (object genres)
Hardwood
Painted
Incised
Ring
CLUB, INDIAN

Inscription

3 & 4) have ""2LBS"" printed on the side.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

20.25 (H), 3.625 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1528.1-4