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Object Name Pipe-Tomahawk
Object Number 1914.592.1
Collection Rutherford B. Hayes
Description steel ax head; sharp blade on one end and pipe head on the other; attached to a wood handle; 1/2 of the handle is wrapped with wire; rest of the handle is decorated with brass-headed tacks and black and red paint; hole in handle allows for a carrying thong; attached tag which reads "Shoshone Indian Tomahawk" was removed
Dimensions W-7.874 L-22.717 inches
Dimension Details ax head measures 20 cm long x 8.9 cm wide;
handle measures 54.3 cm long;
brass wire is wrapped 31.7 cm up the handle
Material wood; metal; animal hide
Made Shoshone Indian
Search Terms American Indian
Shoshone