Shell hair pipes used in decoration of containers. [Left to right]
    a. Awl case, Mandan (1869)
    b. Kiowa toilet case (1890's)
    c. Awl case, Cheyenne (1888)

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Smithsonian Institution Libraries Electronic Edition 1996 of
John C. Ewers, "Hair Pipes in Plains Indian Adornment"

Originally published as Anthropological Papers, No. 50, 1957
Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 164