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NA.503.15A
lacrosse stick | loop | burn...
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NA.503.15A | L: 19.625 in, width: 3.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Games and Gambling Accessories of Games. Bent wood handle, loop at top; spiral design burnt into handle; wire stretched across handle. | NA.503.15A&B.JPG | na.503.15a.jpg | spiral | lacrosse stick | loop | burnt | stretched wire | wood | bent | top | handle

NA.504.190
pipe bowl and stem | carved ...
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NA.504.190 | bowl length: 5.875 in, bowl height: 3.5 in, bowl width: 1.125 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. (A) Stem - carved wooden with burnt incised decoration near mouthpiece. (B) Bowl - L shape catlinite with lead inlay, tab at end with lead inlay star on one side and a bird with an arrow in its claw on the other side. | NA.504.190A&B.JPG | na.504.190.jpg | star | bird with an arrow in its claw | pipe bowl and stem | carved | wood | burnt | L shaped | incised | catlinite | stem | inlay | lead

NA.504.98
Northern Plains | Sioux | pi...
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NA.504.98 | overall length: 23 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Rectangular shaped burnt wooden handle/stem with metal tack design. Brass head with spontoon blade and circular pipe bowl. | na.504.98.jpg | pipe tomahawk | head | handle | wood | burnt | metal | brass | tacks | Northern Plains | Sioux

NA.504.126
Northern Plains | pipe tomah...
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NA.504.126 | ca. 1870 | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Circular shaped burnt wooden handle/stem with rasp design. Steel head with conventional blade and circular shaped bowl. Head has cut-out design. Animal fur tassle attached to stem/handle with wrapped bead design on top of fur. Head has circular shaped copper insets. | NA.504.126.JPG | na.504.126.jpg | rasp design | cut-out design | pipe tomahawk | handle | tassle | seed | copper | burnt | Beads | steel | circular | conventional blade | head | wood | wrapped | insets | animal fur | Northern Plains

NA.504.101
Northern Plains | pipe tomah...
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NA.504.101 | overall length: 25.055 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Oblong shaped burnt wooden handle/stem with buckskin thong at bottom. Steel head with conventional blade and circular pipe bowl. Could also be used for fighting | na.504.101.jpg | pipe tomahawk | Buckskin | conventional blade | wood | steel | handle | pipe bowl | burnt | circular | thong | head | oblong | Northern Plains

NA.504.97
Plains | Sauk and Fox | pipe...
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NA.504.97 | overall length: 16.375 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Burnt wooden handle/stem with inside scalloped edge and checked stamped design with circular and diamond shaped inset. Steel head with conventional blade with engraved floral design and circular pipe bowl. Tin cone and red horse hair danglers at bottom of handle/stem. Could also be used for fighting. | na.504.97.jpg | floral | circular | checked stamped design | Diamond | pipe tomahawk | edge | tin | wood | handle | horse | circular | head | scalloped | insets | cones | pipe bowl | Red | burnt | conventional blade | steel | hair | Plains | Sauk and Fox

NA.504.95
Crow | Northern Plains | pip...
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NA.504.95 | overall length: 22.875 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Oblong shaped burnt wooden handle/stem with brass head having a conventional blade and circular pipe bowl. Blade has engraved double circle and star design on both sides. Could also be used for fighting. | na.504.95.jpg | star design | double circle | pipe tomahawk | conventional blade | oblong | pipe bowl | brass | head | engraving | burnt | circular | handle | wood | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.504.272
Plains | pipe tomahawk | car...
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NA.504.272 | 1900 | L: 22.75 in, width: 9.75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel head, wedge shaped, bowl on back of head; wood stem, diagonal lines and rectangular markings burnt into stem, hole drilled through side near end; string wrapped around stem below head. | NA.504.272.JPG | na.504.272.jpg | diagonal lines | rectangular markings | pipe tomahawk | carvings | string | steel | burnt | wood | Plains

NA.504.96
Crow | Northern Plains | pip...
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NA.504.96 | overall length: 18.701 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Rectangular shaped burnt and varnished wooden handle/stem with triangular shaped buckskin tab at base with lazy stitch triangle bead design with fringe extending from bottom. Pewter head with conventional blade with cut out cross design and circular pipe bowl. | na.504.96.jpg | cut out cross design | triangular | pipe tomahawk | circular | head | conventional blade | rectangular | fringe | pewter | Beads | wood | varnished | pipe bowl | handle | seed | burnt | deer | tab | tanned | lazy stitch | hide | Crow | Northern Plains

NA.503.15B
lacrosse stick | handle | wo...
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NA.503.15B | L: 19.625 in, width: 3.5 in | Irving H. "Larry" Larom Collection | Ritual and Recreation: Games and Gambling Accessories of Games. Bent wood handle, loop at top; spiral design burnt into handle; wire stretched across handle. | na.503.15b.jpg | spiral | lacrosse stick | handle | wood | stretched wire | bent | burnt | loop | top

NA.504.103
Northern Plains | Winnebago ...
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NA.504.103 | overall length: 23.375 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Oblong shaped burnt wooden handle/stem with checked design. Brass head with spontoon blade and circular pipe bowl. | na.504.103.jpg | checked design | pipe tomahawk | head | brass | spontoon blade | wood | circular | handle | pipe bowl | burnt | oblong | Northern Plains | Winnebago

NA.504.102
Sioux | Northern Plains | pi...
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NA.504.102 | overall length: 19.75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Rectangular and circular shaped wooden handle/stem with small amount of burnt design at top. Pewter head with conventional blade and circular pipe bowl. Buckskin triangular shape tab attached at bottom of handle/stem with lazy stitch bead descoration in floral design, cotton print cloth lining on back. Fringe extending from bottom. **(could also be used for fighting) | na.504.102.jpg | floral | pipe tomahawk | Beads | pewter | Print | cotton | fringe | tanned | seed | lazy stitch | handle | burnt | wood | deer | head | hide | Sioux | Northern Plains

NA.504.187
pipe tomahawk | stem | bowl ...
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NA.504.187 | L: 20.75 in, width: 7.125 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Wooden stem burnt dimpled pattern decoration; brass tacks at each end; metal blade and bowl of nickle and copper. | NA.504.187.JPG | na.504.187.jpg | dimpled pattern | pipe tomahawk | stem | bowl | nickle | metal | tacks | brass | copper | wood | burnt | blade

NA.108.6
Sac and Fox | Meskwaki | Sau...
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NA.108.6 | overall length: 27.575 in, point length: 3.189 in, diameter of ball: 2.625 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Utensils and implements - Fighting. War club - burnt wooden handle (wide) with cut out design at center, large ball shaped knob at end with metal nail shaped point. Buckskin thong with eagle feather attached. Base wrapped with orange cloth. | NA.108.6.jpg | war club | feather | deer | hide | wood | Tradecloth | eagle | burnt | metal | Sac and Fox | Meskwaki | Sauk and Fox

NA.504.92
Northern Plains | Crow | pip...
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NA.504.92 | overall length: 23.25 in | Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Circular burnt wood handle/stem with brass tack decoration. Base and top wrapped with brass wire. Steel head with conventional blade and circular pipe bowl. | na.504.92.jpg | pipe tomahawk | pipe bowl circular | steel | handle | tacks | head | conventional blade | brass | wood | wire | burnt | Northern Plains | Crow

NA.504.188
pipe bowl and stem | lead | ...
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NA.504.188 | bowl length: 3 in, bowl height: 1.625 in, bowl width: .75 in | Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. (A) Stem - wooden stem, worn, burnt marks, undecorated. (B) Bowl- dark green-gray with lead inlay at base. L shape. | NA.504.188A&B.JPG | na.504.188.jpg | pipe bowl and stem | lead | wood | dark green-gray | inlay | stone | stem | burnt