Arts of the Americas
Ash wood, metal, brass
early 19th century
29 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 1 in. (74.3 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Prior to 1848, provenance not yet documented; by 1848, acquired by Nathan Sturges Jarvis; 1848, gift of Nathan Sturges Jarvis to the New-York Historical Society, New York, NY; 1937, loaned by the New-York Historical Society to the Brooklyn Museum; 1950, purchased from the New-York Historical Society by the Brooklyn Museum.
Pipe with a long, wooden stem decorated with brass tacks along its length. The pipe bowl is made from a reused metal spear with a French style fleur-de-lis form and engravings.
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Eastern, Sioux. Tomahawk Pipe, early 19th century. Ash wood, metal, brass, 29 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 1 in. (74.3 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.69. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.69_bw.jpg)
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