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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northern Plains 1866 Sioux 990
Descriptions
Horse Hair 108 catlinite 148 stone 206 lead 87 porcupine quills 146 black 554 stem 32 bird skin wood 4438 pipestone 12
Names
pipe bowl and stem 57
Date:
ca. 1870
Dimensions:
bowl length: 9.25 in, bowl height: 4.375 in, bowl width: 1.125 in
Credit Line:
Chandler-Pohrt Collection, Gift of Mr. William D. Weiss
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. (A) Stem-wooden with carved open end near mouthpiece. The three rods have wrapped and woven porcupine quills in yellow, red and green. Bird skin wrapped around mouthpiece and past open area with some down feathers remaining. Also decorated with red dyed horsehair. (B) Bowl-black, T shape inlaid with catlinite and lead.
Accession Number:
NA.504.184

As of 06-14-2017 this object is on display in the Plains Indian Museum.
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