Native Alaskan. <em>Pipe</em>, late 19th-early 20th century. Ivory, ink, 10 5/8 x 6 1/8 in. (27 x 15.5cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, 22.1797. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1797_view2_acetate_bw.jpg)


Artist:Native Alaskan

Medium: Ivory, ink

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th-early 20th century

Dimensions: 10 5/8 x 6 1/8 in. (27 x 15.5cm)


Accession Number: 22.1797

Image: 22.1797_view2_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
This is a curved pipe with a bowl shaped like a knob on a slender pole. Along the stem of the pipe are carved scenes of whale and walus hunting and village scenes with food preparation.Pipes like this were used but also made for trade.

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