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Pipe tomahawk  (Personal items)  "circa 1830"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1820-1840

Materials:

Maple, iron, silver

Techniques:

Inlaid, cast

Dimensions:

40.2 x 21.1 x 3.2 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Plains, Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), Native Americans, Non-Indian, North America, Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux), Plains

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Said to have belonged to the Oglala Lakota chief Red Cloud (Makhpiya Luta, 1822-1909); formerly in the collection of Harold J. Hibben (1881-1956); in Hibben's collection until circa 1955, when it was sold to Richard M. Fairbanks (1910-2000, Indianapolis businessman); donated in 1958 in Hibben's memory.

Source ID:

NMAI_242229

Catalog Number:

22/7203

Album Name:

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