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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Plains 566
Descriptions
rawhide 1018 brass tacks 42 metal 3340 wood 4438
Names
tomahawk 15
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
diameter of handle: 2.75 in, blade length: 5 in, blade width: 2.25 in
Credit Line:
The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
Remarks:
Tomahawk with metal blade and wood handle covered in rawhide and line of brass tacks. Rawhide stitched on one side and gathered, tied, at butt end of handle. Blade has irregular cross design cut into center. Downward curve to blade. Ten brass tacks on each side of handle.
Accession Number:
NA.108.164

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