University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:45-15-1393A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture Area: Plains (Culture Area)
Section:American
Materials:Catlinite
Lead
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Catlinite inlaid with pewter in squared lattice on bowl and tube. Cylindrical bowl and tube with hexagonal projection. Calumet: with paired slits painted alternately red and blue; brass tacks between; proximal end wrapped with finely plaited quill, red and white in bands. Remains of birdskin, red-dyed horsehair and faded ribbon attached.


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American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

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