Item Number: WC8903072
Category: Pipe Bowls-Pipe Stems
Tribe: Sioux - Santee
Materials: Ash wood: brass tacks.
Description: Flat carved stem which tapers from tip towards mouthpiece where it opens to a circular section then flaring out at mouthpiece. Brass tacks along outer edges. Written in ink on surface: The Pipe of Peace of the celebrated Sioux Chief Strong Bear. Presented by him to Doctor Cornelius Boyle of Washington D.C. as a mark of gratitude for medical assistance from ... ... to C.C. Green and by the latter to ... W. Taylor as a token of ... friendship. C.C. Green 1860. Collection mark D 151 written in white ink.
Dimensions: Length 28 inches 71.2 cm; Width 2.75 inches 7 cm.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
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