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Pipe Stem

Object Number:45-15-1449
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Pawnee (uncertain)
Arikara
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Quill
Pigment
Length: 87.8 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Flat calumet. Proximal end finely plaited quill wrapped: two bison heads, cross paths, and horseshoe in red and black on blue ground. Other end painted in bands of red and natural with blue bars.

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