Item Number: WC8810013
Category: Pipe Bowls-Pipe Stems
Tribe: Sioux - Santee
Materials: Ash wood; brass tacks; dyed and natural bird quills; dyed and natural porcupine quills (on fringe); native tanned deerskin; duck scalp (missing feathers).
Description: Flat stem with circular carved areas ornamented with brass tacks. The lower third has been carved to create three rods each of which has been wrapped with bird quills.
Dimensions: Length 36.5 inches 92.7 cm; Width 2.75 inches 7 cm.
Written in ink on face of stem, Bought at St, Paul, Minn. Aug. 1852 on an Indian by J.B. Aiken.
Andre Nasser Collection
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 46
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