Sioux/Plains Elk Dreamer Society Peace/Ceremony Pipe
Elk horn & Rawhide- Early 20th century. Pine Ridge South Dakota Region, with feather, bone, and bead details. Sinew-wrapped, and has beautiful patina.
When the Sioux were visited by a particular animal in their Dreams, they would join the "Society" of that animal. This ceremonial pipe is comprised of Horn and Bone of the Elk to celebrate the Elk and its supernatural properties of love & seduction.
Measures about 26" long.