Collection: Warnock

Item Number: WC8401033

Category: Pipe Bowls-Pipe Stems

Region: Plains

Tribe: Sioux - Yankton or Yanktonai

Period: 1875-1900

Materials: Ash wood; porcupine quills; dyed red horsehair; mallard duck scalp; sinew; cotton thread; catlinite.

Description: Flat wood stem with lower portion decorated with quillwork. Bison head appears in purple quills at lower end. Opposite ends of quilled area are finished off with duck scalp and duck scalp and horse hair. Catlinite bowl carved in image of a horse.

Dimensions: Length 32.37 inches 82 cm.


Alexander Gallery
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.


Splendid Heritage, The Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, February 10, 2009 - March 1, 2010
Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wy, May 1, 2010 - October 31, 2010
Missouri History Museum, St. Louis, Mo, Febuary 12, 2010 - April 24, 2010


Warnock, John and Marva Warnock, eds, Splendid Heritage: Perspectives on American Indian Art, University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2009, pp 81

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