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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Peace pipe-stem made of wood. Flat rectangular cross-section. Bound with colourful quill decorations showing animals and insects. Remains of bright green feathers on skin, at end nearest bowl.

  • Ethnic name

  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 44 centimetres
    • Height: 4.3 centimetres
    • Width: 0.9 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    From acquisition "Blue Thunder". Label has following information: "N.America, Plains. Yanktonai, Sioux Pipe stem"
    Register 1942:
    Dakota, North America.
    See ETHDOC 304 and BAE Annual Report 1882-3.

  • Bibliography

    • King 1977 p.54 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    1977 15 Dec-1978 30 Oct, Museum of Mankind, Room 9; Smoking Pipes of the North American Indian

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Africa, Oceania & the Americas

  • Registration number



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