Sioux and Pawnee Pipes: Plate 210

Sioux and Pawnee Pipes: Plate 210
Title
Sioux and Pawnee Pipes: Plate 210
Date 
1866-68
Medium 
Graphite and black ink on prepared card
Dimensions 
Overall: 18 x 24 in. (45.7 x 61 cm)
Description 
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
Credit Line 
Purchased by the Society
Object Number 
1872.23.210
Inscriptions 
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
Provenance 
The artist's collection; Francis Putnam Catlin, the artist's brother, serving as agent to George Henry Moore, acting on behalf of N-YHS
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group