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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
porcupine quills 146 steel 2355 wood 4438
Names
pipe tomahawk 46
Subjects
block 36
Date:
ca. 1860
Dimensions:
overall length: 17.75 in
Credit Line:
Dr. Robert L. Anderson Collection
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Oblong shaped burnt wooden handle/stem in block design. Top has section of wrapped quillwork in yellow and red design. Steel head with conventional blade and circular pipe bowl. **(could also be used for fighting)
Accession Number:
NA.504.100

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