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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Crow 493 Northern Plains 1866 Apsáalooke 51
Descriptions
cloth 876 stem 32 pipe bowl 10 hide 1074 design iron 419 strip 9 Buckskin 430 tanned 631 Beads 2617 Horse Hair 108 stamped 13 ermine 119 fringe 575 deer 681 wooden 134 blade 128 seed 1420
Names
pipe tomahawk 46
Subjects
geometric 807 checkered 59
Date:
ca. 1865
Dimensions:
blade length: 10.125 in, blade width: 3.625 in, pendant length: 10.375 in, pendant top width: 3 in, pendant bottom width: 6.75 in
Credit Line:
Adolf Spohr Collection, Gift of Larry Sheerin
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Wooden pipe stem with stamped checkered design with conventional iron blade with pipe bowl. Tanned piece of hide above blade with blue bead decoration, ermine strips, and red horse hair. Buckskin hide on lower portion of handle with overlay beaded pendant on red and tan cloth in geometric design attached to end. Buckskin fringe extending from bottom.
Accession Number:
NA.504.1

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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