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Plains Indian Museum

Northeast 9 Eastern Plains 19
catlinite 148 lead 87 steatite 21 pipestone 12
pipe bowl 100
ca. 1860
L: 6.5 in, H: 3.25 in, wide at widest point: 1 in
Credit Line:
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
Black steatite, rectangular, with pointed anterior projection (1 ¼" L). Square base, with elevated, angular (1" L) portion near stem boring; top and two sides have inlay pattern-catlinite inset in a lead triangle, outlined with lead above triangle (steatite showing) Top panel has two smaller triangles designs. Two long, exterior sides have 2 ½" lead, steep triangle with double ½ circle design towards top - inlay with 1 ¼" piece of catlinite. Bowl expands toward rim, with three rings of decorative lead designs - each rings is a different design pattern.
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