Arts of the Americas
Wood, metal nails
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Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks
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Plains. Pipe Stem, 19th century. Wood, metal nails, 17 5/16 x 13/16 in. (44 x 2.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift in memory of Dr. Harlow Brooks, 43.201.243. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.43.201.243.jpg)
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This highly decorated stem is the center of what would have been a three part pipe.First a mouthpiece, then this section , then a bowl, probably steatite or catlinite (pipestone).
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