Arts of the Americas
Wood, pigment, horsehair, bird scalp, silk ribbon
early 19th century
36 in. (91.4 cm)
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
Ash wood pipe stem is carved, pierced and painted with red and blue-green paint. It is decorated with horsehair, a bird scalp, and a piece of silk ribbon. The original Jarvis inscription reads, "Indian Pipe Menominee."
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