MicMac spiked club. Chip carved handle with face on head having forged file spike at top with embedded and poured lead. Brass tacks and band of red painted hide decorate handle. Mandrel wound Dutch opalescent trade bead attached with hide thong through hole, traces of red paint on wood. Ex. First Peoples Museum of the American Indian and Eskimo.
PERIOD: 19th Century
ORIGIN: Northeast - Micmac, Native American