NMAI Ball 2
Item's Choctaw Name: Towa
Item's English Name: Stickball ball
Age: early 1900s?
Material: Braintan hide, with the grain on. Braintan lacing
Dimensions: Diameter = 4.2cm x 4.8cm
Origin: collected Philadelphia, MS, 1964
Current Owner: National Museum of the American Indian, #234886.000
Location: Smithsonian Cultural Resource Center
Notes: This ball is made from two pieces of lightly tanned leather, sewn together along their edges. The interior appear to be wound up store-bought thread.