Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl and stem
  • unknown Lakota maker
  • pipe bowl and stem, late 1800s–1922
  • Where object was made: Rosebud Indian Reservation, South Dakota, United States
  • catlinite, wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 8.5 x 3 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 3 3/8 x 1 3/16 x 4 1/8 in
    Object Length/Width: b) 48 x 3.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: b) 18 7/8 x 1 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1109.a,b

This is an undecorated catlinite pipe bowl (2007.1109.a), except for a small bump at the right angle. It has an undecorated wooden pipe stem (2007.11009.b) with an oval cross-section.