Pipe in Four Pieces, Part of War Outfit
Arts of the Americas
Wood, catlinite, lead inlay
approximate overall: 33 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (83.8 x 14 x 4.4 cm)
a) wooden mouthpiece: 1 1/8 x 1 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (2.9 x 3.2 x 23.5 cm)
b) stone stem piece with inlay: 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 15 3/4 in. (2.2 x 3.8 x 40 cm)
c) wooden stem piece: 1 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 9 in. (2.9 x 3.8 x 22.9 cm)
d) stone bowl: 5 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 7 7/8 in. (14 x 4.8 x 20 cm) (show scale)
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Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Oglala, Lakota, Sioux. Pipe in Four Pieces, Part of War Outfit, 1850-1890. Wood, catlinite, lead inlay, approximate overall: 33 x 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 in. (83.8 x 14 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 26.801a-d. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.26.801_view1.jpg)
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Catlinite L-shaped pipe with catlinite stem with two inserts from carved wood on either end. The wood is carved in relief with the figures of an antelope on one piece and an elk head on the other. There is metal inlay along the catlinite stem. Among the material purchased as belonging to Red Cloud.
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