Arts of the Americas
Wood, porcupine quill, horsehair, bird scalp, buckskin
early 19th century
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Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund
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Sioux (Native American). Pipe Stem, early 19th century. Wood, porcupine quill, horsehair, bird scalp, buckskin, 40 3/4in. (103.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.92. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.92_50.67.93_50.67.73.jpg)
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This is a long, wood pipe stem. Half way along it is straight and undecorated. In the center a decorated section of porcupine quills, horsehair and bird scalp preceeds a twisted form.
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