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This pipe bowl is fashioned out of an angular, earthy, red stone and adorned with concentric silver bands. There are five bands of silver around the bowl of the pipe and six around the end that receives the pipestem. The vertical cylindrical bowl is placed perpendicular to the horizontal...

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Provenance

1884-1885, acquired by Reverend Herbert Elijah Probert (1856-1913) when he served as the first Minister of Religion in the Wyoming Territory; 1887, gift of Reverend Probert to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Reverend Herbert Probert

Native American (Plains), about 1880s

Object Place

South Dakota, Plains, United States

Dimensions

11.43 x 3.49 x 18.73 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

87.818

Medium or Technique

Catlinite (pipestone) and silver

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Personal accessories