Pipe Stem


Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 63-8-44
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Sioux (uncertain)
Culture Area Great Plains Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood

Round; carved; comparatively short. Plain mouthpiece; raised band, thin stem flares into bird head (?) with long beak swallowing rest of stem; narrows to another raised band, then flares to bowl end. Head has eyes and lines underneath jaw. Grained wood. Smoothly finished. Burnt file marks along nose and at bowl end.

Length 40.6 cm
Width 2.7 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. Robert Pemberton, 1963
Other Number L-260-44 - Old Loan Number

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