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Pipe Stem, ca. 1885

  • Sioux, Native American

Ash, horsehair, ribbon, feathers and porcupine quills

  • Overall: 26 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 1 1/2 inches (67 × 3.2 × 3.8 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


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)

Sioux, Native American, Pipe Stem, ca. 1885, ash, horsehair, ribbon, feathers and porcupine quills. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.234.