Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • unknown Diné (Navajo) maker
  • pipe, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • ceramic, wood, hide
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 45.5 x 8 x 7.5 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 17 7/8 x 3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in
  • Gift from the estate of Gertrude W. Green
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6075

The pipe has a wooden stem and a ceramic bowl. The ceramic bowl is an animal head with human faces on either side. There is a hole in the top center and a short cylinder on the bottom side. The wooden stem curves up slightly and 2/3 of the stem is covered with short grey fur.