University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-402
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Sioux
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Quill
Silk
Feather
Height: 55 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Stem side cracked. Pipe stem; made of wood; red, blue and white quillwork covers half the stem. A long crack runs down the center of one side of the stem. Near the mouthpiece a piece of blue ribbon is sewn around the stem holding in place several very small feathers. The stem is long and flat with a small round tube extending which fitted into the pipe bowl.


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