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Pipe Stem

Object Number:45-15-1445
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Plains Indian
Provenience: Great Plains (Plain)
Culture Area: Great Plains Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Quill
Bird Skin
Hair
Silk
Length: 73.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Flat calumet. Proximal end wrapped with finely-plaited quill, red, and patterened orange and violet. Bird skin bands at each end of quilling. Red-dyed horsehair with red and yellow ribbons attached.

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