Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Overall: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm)
Inscribed at upper center in black ink over graphite: "Pl. 210. / Sioux and Pawnee Pipes"; pipes numbered from upper to lower in graphite: 54 - 57
Ethnography. Studies of Native Americans: Catlin's reproduction of the carving and construction of Native American pipes; four pipes with stems or 'calumets' decorated with quills, feathers, leather or wicker wrapping possibly with beadwork, and rawhide tassles
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
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