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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Sioux 990
Descriptions
catlinite 148 sinew 620 porcupine quills 146 cloth 876 feathers 641 pipestone 12 stem 32 wood 4438
Names
pipe bowl and stem 57
Date:
1881
Dimensions:
bowl length: 8.25 in, bowl height: 4.625 in, Diameter: 1.125 in
Credit Line:
Dr. Robert L. Anderson Collection
Remarks:
Ritual and Recreation: Smoking and Narcotics. (A) Stem - wooden, plaited and wrapped porcupine quills in yellow, red and green near mouthpiece. Cloth and sinew also at each end of quill work, some feathers as well. (B) Bowl - catlinite, T shaped, partially spotted. Collected from Sitting Bull, Lakota, Fort Randall, South Dakota
Publication:
Book: Sitting Bull's Pipe: Rediscovering the Man, Correcting the Myth by Kenneth B. Tankersley, Ph.D. and Robert B. Pickering, Ph.D.; Tatanka Press, Braunschweig, Germany; 2006; page 82
Accession Number:
NA.504.283

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