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Pipe tomahawk  (Personal items)  "circa 1820"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1810-1830

Materials:

Curly maple, silver, iron

Techniques:

Cast, engraved, inlaid

Dimensions:

60 x 19.3 x 3.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Great Lakes, Miami, Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Woodlands

County:

Wabash County

State:

Indiana

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; said to have been owned by Meshingomesia (1781-1879, chief of the Miami on the Wabash River); purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1926.

Source ID:

NMAI_156766

Catalog Number:

14/5983

Album Name:

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