Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Ifugao or Negrito peoples
  • pipe, late 1800s–1959
  • Where object was made: Philippines
  • wood, metal, string, staining, carving, burning
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 8 x 5.5 x 56.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 22 1/4 in
  • Gift of the Olga E. and Lt. Colonel Raymond H. Hollis family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.3531

The wooden pipe has a bowl that is carved from light colored wood. It is decorated with burned squares on the rectangular portion and burned triangles on the round portion. The stem is stained dark brown. It has three gold colored bands near the bowl, and two sets of two gold colored bands near the mouthpiece. There are orange string tassels near the end of the stem and near the middle of the stem.