Arts of the Americas
1 × 1 × 4 7/16 in. (2.5 × 2.5 × 11.2 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
Hollowed out tubular pipe. Often used in the sweat house, pipes were used for locally grown tobacco. This type of pipe is hand-carved out of hardwood, usually madrone, manzanita or oak, worked with sandstone, and polished with fibers of horsetail rush to create a very fine finish.
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Yurok. Pipe, 19th century. Wood, 1 × 1 × 4 7/16 in. (2.5 × 2.5 × 11.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7617. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7617_PS1.jpg)
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