Pipe tomahawk

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Culture/People
probably Caddo (attributed); said to have been used by the Wichita
Seller agent
Jake Tingley (Jacob Chauncy Tingley/J.C. Tingley), Non-Indian, 1880-1965
Seller
Oklahoma Indian Store
MAI agent
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971
Object Name
Pipe tomahawk
Media/Materials
Copper, wood, brass, iron/steel head, silver, pewter
Techniques
Inlaid
Object Type
Personal items
Place
Oklahoma; USA
Date created
1830-1850
Collection History
Collection history unknown; purchased by anthropologist Mark Raymond Harrington (1882-1971, MAI staff member) in 1923 from the Oklahoma Indian Store (Anadarko, Oklahoma), operated by Jake Tingley (1880-1965), during MAI-sponsored fieldwork.
Catalog Number
12/866
Barcode
120866.000
See related items
Caddo
Wichita
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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