The primary goal of the Splendid Heritage site is educational and attempts to document and share the objects that are found in a number of superb private collections of American Indian Art.
Currently, five collections are represented:Warnock Collection, Fenn Collection, Nagy Collection, Kinker Collection, Fry Collection.
Materials: Iron blade; maple wood; silver
Description: Hand forged iron tomahawk with elongated spike projecting behind eye. Handle is wrapped with silver bands. Blade is decorated with stamped markings.
Dimensions: Length 17 inches 43.2 cm; Width 8 inches 20.3 cm.
Tribe: Great Lakes - Eastern Great Lakes, Ojibwa-Chippewa?
Materials: Wool yarn - olive, orange, black; white glass pony beads; dyed porcupine quills; native tanned hide; cotton cloth (lining).
Description: Rectangular shaped bag with attached carrying strap. Bag and strap are finger woven (oblique interlace) yarn with pony beads integrated during the weaving to produce a wave or zigzag design on one side and a central diamond with radiating lines on the opposing side.
Dimensions: Length 16.5 inches 42 cm., Width 8.25 inches 21 cm.
This site was found when Art was looking at the links on Ward Oles' site At the Eastern Door.