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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990 Northern Plains 1866
Descriptions
Beads 2617 pewter 38 Print 150 cotton 256 fringe 575 tanned 631 seed 1420 lazy stitch 368 handle 322 burnt 16 wood 4438 deer 681 head 47 hide 1074
Names
pipe tomahawk 46
Subjects
floral 651
Dimensions:
overall length: 19.75 in
Remarks:
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)
Accession Number:
NA.504.102

Not currently on display

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