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Pipe bowl and pipestem  (Pipes and Smoking)  "circa 1870"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1860-1880

Materials:

Stone, wood, porcupine quills, horsehair, fur, metal cones, hide thong/babiche, dye/dyes

Techniques:

Carved, dyed, quill plaiting/woven quillwork, wrapped, strung

Dimensions:

Cultures:

American Indians, Meskwaki (Fox), Meskwaki (Fox) [Tama, Iowa], Native Americans, North America, Plains, Prairie

City:

Sac and Fox Reservation (Mesquakie Indian Settlement)

County:

Tama County

State:

Iowa

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Formerly owned by George Young Bear (Meskwaki, 1898-1971); purchased from him by George G. Heye in 1929.

Source ID:

NMAI_179042

Catalog Number:

16/6904

Album Name:

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