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Pipe bowl and pipestem  (Pipes and Smoking)  "circa 1790"

Hester Bateman, Non-Indian, 1709-1794

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1780-1800

Materials:

Wood, porcupine quills, dye/dyes, slate, silver, metal chain

Techniques:

Carved, incised, dyed, quill plaiting/woven quillwork

Dimensions:

79 x 7 x 6 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Iroquois, Mohawk, Native Americans, North America, Northeast, Woodlands

State:

New York

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Formerly owned by Mohawk leader Joseph Brant (Thayendanegea, ca. 1742-1807); presented to his friend Dr. Caleb Benton (1758-1825), a physician in Catskill, New York, at an unknown date; passed down through the Benton family and inherited by Caleb Benton's great granddaughter, Mrs. Evalina Benton Collier (Mrs. Frederick J. Collier, 1879-ca. 1950); purchased from Mrs. Collier by MAI in 1934 using funds donated by Joseph W. Keppler (1872-1956, long-time friend of George Heye).

Source ID:

NMAI_198969

Catalog Number:

18/6071

Album Name:

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