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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
leather 2024 tacks 95 brass 1442 wood 4438 steel 2355 lead 87 inlay 20 thongs 19 blade 128 tin cones 81 handle 322
Names
pipe tomahawk 46
Subjects
scallop design cut-out heart file marks 7
Date:
ca. 1860
Dimensions:
L: 21.875 in, width: 8.25 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Ramco Industries
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. Steel one piece triangular blade with pipe bowl; blade has cut-out heart; wooden handle/stem with one brass tack on end past blade, bottom of handle carved in scallop design, hot file mark decoration; hole drilled through it with leather thongs, brass beads, and tin cones tied on; inlay lead mouthpiece.
Accession Number:
NA.504.265

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