Pipe-Tomahawk

Unknown people (Plains), Plains

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early 20th century

Iron, wood, commercial leather

Overall: 20 3/16 x 7 1/2 x 1 in. (51.2 x 19 x 2.6 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Guido R. Rahr, Sr., Class of 1951P

985.47.26482

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Armament: Edged

Classification

Native American

Native American: Plains

Not on view

Inscription

attached Tag: "Sioux, Okls." "94 (crossed out)" "A 21" "66. Pipe tomahawk" In Ink On Shaft: "Sioux Pipe tomahawk, Oklahoma"

Exhibition History

Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 2-June 19, 1987.

Publication History

Barbara A. Hail and Gregory C. Schwarz, Patterns of Life, Patterns of Art: The Rahr Collection of Native American Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 1987, p.61, no.19.

Provenance

Collected by Guido Reinhardt Rahr, Sr. (1902-1985), Manitowoc, Wisconsin; given to present collection, 1985.

Old Number

Rahr #: 537

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