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American Museum of Natural History
Item: pipe

Date: 1908

Area: Waskaganish

Catalogue number: American Museum of Natural History 50-6996

Dimensions: No measurements

Technique: Pipebowl carved and incised; beads strung on sinew.

Motifs: lines

Collector: Alanson Skinner

Notes: Archival notes (Skinner 1908-48) read: "Very small pipe...called a beaver pipe [for such is the trade value] by the Indians. The red pipestone is found in the pebbles on the shore."

References: Skinner, Alanson. 1911. Notes on the Eastern Cree and Northern Saulteaux. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History. Volume IX, Part I.