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Calumet

Peace Pipe

Object Number:45-15-1458
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Quill
Hair
Feather
Length: 99.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Flat, tapering calumet. Painted green with white-marked red serpents. Proximal half wrapped with quilling, white star and red figures on dark ground (most of quilling now missing). Traces of dyed horsehair and feathers.

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