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Pipe Stem

Object Number:45-15-1461
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pawnee (uncertain)
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Quill
Hair
Feather
Pigment
Length: 85.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Calumet. Flat. Proximal end quilled: natural with bars of red and green and with small blue dots; traces of dyed horsehair and feathers. Other end with deeply incised decoration painted red, blue, green, orange: warrior, diamond-shaped, two discs, rectangle with X, band of diamonds.

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