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Plains Indian Museum

Plateau 318 Salish 189
wood 4438 dyed horse hair 63 catlinite 148 lead 87 tanned hide 162 brass tacks 42 tin cones 81 otter fur 11
pipe bowl and stem 57
ca. 1830
bowl length: 3.125 in, Diameter: 2.75 in
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The Paul Dyck Plains Indian Buffalo Culture Collection, acquired through the generosity of the Dyck family and additional gifts of the Nielson Family and the Estate of Margaret S. Coe
A) catlinite, round in cross section, L shaped with no anterior projection, small protrusion carved out (3/4”L) on bottom, near bend. Bowl is tall and wider than neck. Shank opening is edged in lead, with four (4) lead in lay dots to inside of the lead edge. B) single piece of wood, dark wood, portions burnt for a darkened effect. Carved into three spindles at the top and bottom, solid center section is wrapped with strip of raccoon fur. Six (6) brass tacks embellish to recto at shank, mouthpiece and two on each side of sold center area. Hide strip tied on to the bottom, with two (2) tin cones with blue dyed horse hair inserted attached to end. Another hide strip tied on and looped at bottom
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