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Object ID 1998.22.252
Object Name Pipe, Tomahawk
Count 1
Description Wooden file burned stem with diamond cross section; carved spatulate like mouthpiece. Approximately 1/3 of stem near pipe-head is wrapped with seed bead strips (which are now loose); right side has white triangles, orange diamonds and black outlining; left side has white triangles, red diamonds and green outlining. Stem extends 0.8 cm beyond pipe-head and has a 0.5 cm high cylindrical projection at center.

Brass pipe-head, elongate bowl with a rim lip and urn-like base atop an embossed triangle at top of stem haft. Bowl has black resinous accretions. Stem haft is banded and terraced down to plain blade. No maker's mark visible. Handwritten on blade: "Jim Pyatsko(?) wat"

From the Arthur P. Kannenberg collection. Labeled "APK" only; can not locate in Kannenberg's catalog.

Object late date is the year Kannenberg died.
Material Metal/Wood/Glass
Dimensions H-19 W-3.1 L-46.6 cm
Collector Kannenberg, Arthur P.
Other # I93.3.23.3/6487-1702
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