Arts of the Americas
Length: 4 7/16 x Diam: 1 in. (11.2 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
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Yurok (Native American). Pipe, 19th century. Wood, Length: 4 7/16 x Diam: 1 in. (11.2 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7617. Creative Commons-BY
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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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