University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:45-15-1374A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dakota (uncertain)
Provenience: Northern Plains
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Catlinite
Pewter
Wood
Metal
Height: 6.7 cm
Length: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Catlinite bowl inlaid with pewter bands and triangles around bowl and tube. Ash stem of calumet type with scorched design and brass tacks at distal end; remains of bird skin and horsehair bound on with sinew; middle section wound with old beads in bands of white and medium blue. McClure Collection.


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