Wood pipe stem

Titles Wood pipe stem
Description A cylindrical wood pipe stem with an overall carved floral motif, painted in bright colors with a carved spiral design at one end, also brightly painted, possibly Dakota, circa the mid- to late 19th century. The predominant colors are: blue, green, red, yellow, orange, purple and white.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 19 3/8 inches length
2 3/4 inches circumference
Nomenclature stem (object component)
pipe (smoking equipment)
Materials wood (plant material)
paint (coating)
Creation Made by: Oceti Sakowin
Made by (possibly): Dakota Indians
Made in (possibly): Minnesota, United States
Subjects Collected by: Whipple, Henry Benjamin
Indian. Ceremonial Artifacts. Smoking Equipment
Dates Creation: Approximately 1860 - Approximately 1901 (Date range based on time Bishop Whipple spent in Minnesota working for various government commissions for Indian Affairs)
Credit Line Minnesota Historical Society Collections, Gift of the Sibley House Association of the Minnesota Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1808.B (Accession Number)

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