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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Northeast 9
Descriptions
pigment 539 sinew 620 brass tacks 42 silk ribbon 38 wood 4438 tanned hide 570
Names
pipe stem 77
Date:
1875-1900
Dimensions:
L: 25.375 in, width: 1.75 in, H: .5 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
Remarks:
Wood carved into a puzzle stem with cutout designs in two (2) hearts, one (1) moon, and one (1) evening star and engraved designs, three (3) sections with cut out line designs that have light blue and darker blue ribbons tied through, and brass tacks on recto to enhance the cut out designs. Painted with four (4) black and two (2) red segments, except the two hearts are painted red in the interior and the center line cut out segment is also painted red. The evening star and moon, and the moon and small stars are painted yellow in their interiors. The shank is covered tightly with a dark tanned hid, and stitched in sinew.
Accession Number:
NA.504.382

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