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Pipe Stem, late 19th century

  • Sioux, Native American

Wood wrapped with ribbon and wire

  • Overall: 1/2 × 21 1/2 × 1 1/8 inches (1.3 × 54.6 × 2.9 cm)

Founders Society Purchase


Monroe County Historical Museum

acquired by exchange 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, late 19th century, wood wrapped with ribbon and wire. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, 81.771.