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Culture/People:
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)  Search this
Previous owner:
Smutty Bear (Ma-ta-sa-be-zi-a/Mat-to'sa-bi-cha/Matto-sa-becha), Ihanktonwan Nakota (Yankton Sioux), ca. 1790-1865  Search this
Major Jonathan Leet Bean (J. L. Bean), Non-Indian, 1800-1853  Search this
David T. Vernon (David Thomas Vernon/David C. Vernon), Non-Indian, 1900-1973  Search this
Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (Jackson Hole Preserve, Incorporated), 1940-  Search this
Object Name:
Pipestem
Media/Materials:
Wood, porcupine quills, horsehair
Techniques:
Quill-wrapped (braided)
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
South Dakota; USA
Collection History:
Formerly owned by Smutty Bear (Ma-ta-sa-be-zi-a, Ihanktonwan Nakota, ca. 1790-1865 and said to have been given by him to Major Jonathan Leet Bean (1800-1853, Indian agent for the Upper Missouri); formerly in the collection of Indian art collector David T. Vernon (1900-1973); acquired by MAI in 1967, possibly through an exchange with the Jackson Hole Preserve, Inc. (a foundation backed by the Rockefeller family), which purchased Vernon's entire collection in 1965.
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Catalog Number:
23/9321
Barcode:
239321.000
See related items:
Nakota (Yankton Sioux)
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f47ac80c-2327-4e92-8d04-c725b5958455
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_254828