Menominee. <em>Pipe Stem</em>, early 19th century. Wood, pigment, horsehair, bird scalp, silk ribbon, 36 in. (91.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Henry L. Batterman Fund and the Frank Sherman Benson Fund, 50.67.87. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 50.67.87.jpg)

Pipe Stem

Artist:MenomineeEastern, Sioux

Medium: Wood, pigment, horsehair, bird scalp, silk ribbon

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:early 19th century

Dimensions: 36 in. (91.4 cm)


Accession Number: 50.67.87

Image: 50.67.87.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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."

Brooklyn Museum