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)
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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Eastern, Sioux (Native American). 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
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This pipe has a long, wood stem with brass tacks along the length. The pipe bowl is made from a reconfigured metal spear of shaft with a French style fleur-de-lye design shape and engravings.
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