Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl and stem
  • unknown Haisndayin (Jicarilla Apache) maker
  • pipe bowl and stem, late 1800s–1939
  • Where object was made: Southwestern United States
  • catlinite, wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: a) 8 x 2.5 x 14.3 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: a) 3 1/8 x 1 x 5 5/8 in
    Object Length/Width: b) 34.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width: b) 13 9/16 x 13/16 in
  • Gift of Sister Mary Hubert, St. Mary's College
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1106.a,b

This is a catlinite pipe bowl (2007.1106.a). The tobacco bowl is 2/3 down body, with a raised band on the proximal end and the bowl, both with a row of dots. The catlinite pipe stem (2007.1106.b) has a square cross-section.