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Tomahawk Pipe

Arts of the Americas

MEDIUM Ash wood, metal, brass
DATES early 19th century
DIMENSIONS 29 1/4 x 7 5/8 x 1 in. (74.3 x 19.4 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of the Americas
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 50.67.69
CREDIT LINE Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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CAPTION 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
IMAGE overall, 50.67.69_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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Tomahawk Pipe