Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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tomahawk pipe
  • unknown maker from the United States
  • tomahawk pipe, late 1800s–1950
  • Where object was made: United States
  • wood, iron, stamping
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 16 x 3 x 38 cm height at blade/bowl
    Object Height/Width/Length: 6 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 14 15/16 in height at blade/bowl
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1089

This hollow wooden handle/pipe stem is joined with a metal tomahawk blade which doubles as a pipe bowl. The blade has small circles and six-pointed stars stamped on the portion near the bowl.