Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8308052

Category: Tomahawk

Region: Plains

Tribe: Plains

Period: 1825-1850

Materials: Iron; brass; brass tacks; native tanned buffalo hide; black, yellow, blue, and white glass pony beads; sinew sewn.

Description: Hand forged iron pipe tomahawk, spearpoint style, with brass inlay of the sun on blade. Handle is decorated with brass tacks and a beaded and fringed drop.

Dimensions: Length 44 inches 112 cm.; Width 9.5 inches 24 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Akicita, The Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, May 17, 1983 - July 10, 1983
Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 56

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