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Pipe Stem

Object Number:45-15-1374B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dakota (uncertain)
Provenience: Northern Plains
Culture Area: Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Catlinite
Pewter
Wood
Metal
Length: 59 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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Plains Gallery ( Apr 1986 - Jun 1999) View Objects in Exhibition

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