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Trade Tomahawk

Trade Tomahawk

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Physical Description
Forged steel blade on wooden handle.
General History
Trade tomahawks were generally made in Europe and used by settlers to trade with the Indians.
Object Name
date made
ca 1800
associated date
Place Made
United States
Physical Description
wood (shaft material)
metal (head material)
overall: 9 in x 30 in x 1 1/2 in; 22.86 cm x 76.2 cm x 3.81 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Charles Bremner Hogg Jackson
Native Americans
Expansion and Reform
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Coins, Currency and Medals
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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