Arts of the Americas
Wood, porcupine quill, horsehair, bird scalp, buckskin
early 19th century
1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 40 1/2 in. (3.5 × 3.5 × 102.9 cm) (show scale)
Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
A long, wood pipe stem. Half way it is straight and undecorated. In the center, there is a decorated section of porcupine quills, horsehair and bird scalp. The rest of the pipe stem is in a twisted form.
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Sioux. Pipe Stem, early 19th century. Wood, porcupine quill, horsehair, bird scalp, buckskin, 1 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 40 1/2 in. (3.5 × 3.5 × 102.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.92. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.50.67.92_detail.jpg)
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