• Culture/People:

    probably Non-Indian (attributed); said to have been used by the Sicangu Lakota (Brulé Sioux)

  • Object name:

    Pipe tomahawk

  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, iron blade

  • Techniques:

    Cast, carved, incised

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; formerly in the collection of Richard Joste and said to have been collected in the 1870s or 1880s; acquired by MAI in 1928.

  • Dimensions:

    36 x 19.8 cm

  • Catalog number:

    16/2506

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