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Culture/People:
probably Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux] (attributed)  Search this
Possible collector:
Bishop George Biller, Non-Indian, 1874-1915  Search this
Edna Biller (Edna Peninger/Mrs. George Biller, Jr.), Non-Indian, 1879-1952  Search this
Previous owner:
Bishop George Biller, Non-Indian, 1874-1915  Search this
Edna Biller (Edna Peninger/Mrs. George Biller, Jr.), Non-Indian, 1879-1952  Search this
Reverend Frank R. Jones (Frank Richard Jones), Non-Indian, 1876-1948  Search this
Kate Jones (Kate Muriel Biller/Mrs. Frank R. Jones), Non-Indian, 1887-1972  Search this
Richard G. Taggart (Richard Gordon Taggart), Non-Indian, 1928-1997  Search this
Doris C. Taggart (Doris Lu Cyphers/Mrs. Richard G. Taggart), Non-Indian, 1927-1997  Search this
Donor:
Richard G. Taggart (Richard Gordon Taggart), Non-Indian, 1928-1997  Search this
Doris C. Taggart (Doris Lu Cyphers/Mrs. Richard G. Taggart), Non-Indian, 1927-1997  Search this
Object Name:
Pipestem
Media/Materials:
Catlinite/pipestone
Techniques:
Carved, polished
Dimensions:
40 x 2.5 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Rosebud Reservation; Todd County; South Dakota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1900
Collection History:
Probably collected by Reverend George Biller (1874-1915, an Episcopal minister who was also the Bishop of South Dakota from 1912 to 1915) or his wife Edna Peninger Biller (1879-1952) when they served on the Rosebud Reservation between 1908 and 1912; probably given by Edna Biller to her sister-in-law Kate Murial Biller Jones (1887-1972) and her husband, Reverend Frank Richard Jones (1876-1948), at an unknown date; inherited by Richard Gordon Taggart (1928-1997, a grandson of Kate and Richard Jones); donated to NMAI by Richard G. Taggart and his wife Doris Cyphers Taggart (1927-1997) in 1992.
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Catalog Number:
25/3883
Barcode:
253883.000
See related items:
Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux]
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60e735b71-b27b-488f-946f-6ad0210acec9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_269586