Oglala, Lakota, Sioux. <em>Pipe in Four Pieces, Part of War Outfit</em>, 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, 26.801a-d_PS11.jpg)

Pipe in Four Pieces, Part of War Outfit

Artist:Oglala, Lakota, Sioux

Medium: Wood, catlinite, lead inlay

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1850-1890

Dimensions: 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)

Collections:

Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, From Colonies to States, 1660–1830

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 26.801a-d

Image: 26.801a-d_PS11.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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. Condition: good.

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