Pipe Stem, ca. 1885

  • Cheyenne, Native American

Ash, quill, ribbon and hair

  • Framed: Overall: 1 × 24 1/8 × 1 5/8 inches (2.5 × 61.3 × 4.1 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

81.791

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Crosses (motifs)
  • Chevrons
  • Cheyenne
  • Carving
  • Ash (wood)
  • Ribbon
  • Quill (spine)
  • Hair
  • Quillwork
  • Equipment for personal use: smoking and tobacco use
  • Pendant (jewelry)
  • Pipe (smoking equipment)
  • Montana
  • Great plains
  • Thunderbirds
  • Pipe stem

Provenance

Milford G. Chandler [1889-1981]; purchased by Richard A. Pohrt [1911-2005] (Flint, Michigan, USA); 1981-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Cheyenne, Native American, Pipe Stem, ca. 1885, ash, quill, ribbon and hair. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.791.