Plains (Native American). <em>Pipe Stem</em>, 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)

Pipe Stem

Artist:Plains

Medium: Wood, metal nails

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 17 5/16 x 13/16 in. (44 x 2.1 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H17, 9B

Accession Number: 43.201.243

Image: CUR.43.201.243.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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