Pipe bowl and pipestem

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Culture/People
Catawba
Previous owner
Chief Samuel T. Blue (Samuel Taylor Blue), Catawba, ca. 1871-1959
Collector
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Seller
Dr. Frank G. Speck (Frank Gouldsmith Speck/F.G. Speck/FGS), Non-Indian, 1881-1950
Object Name
Pipe bowl and pipestem
Media/Materials
Pottery, wood, blue jay feather/feathers
Techniques
Incised
Dimensions
57 x 3.5 x 5 cm
Object Type
Pipes and Smoking
Place
South Carolina; USA
Collection History
Formerly owned by Chief Samuel T. Blue (Catawba, ca. 1871-1959); collected by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1950), probably in 1936 or 1937; purchased by MAI from Frank Speck in 1937.
Catalog Number
19/7094
Barcode
197094.000
See related items
Catawba
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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