Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe bowl
  • Lhaq'temish (Lummi) peoples
  • pipe bowl, late 1800s–1926
  • Where object was made: Washington, United States
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Length: 9.5 x 7 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Length: 3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of George W. Reed
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6147
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Description

The very large pipebowl ha a bowl portion that is tall and oblong. There is a human figure on one end appearing to hug the bowl. His legs are on either side and he has an arm on either side, but his body is slightly turned and his head is turned away from the bowl. There are red and black details on the face. There is a small bowl for the pipe stem on the side opposite the figure. It has a grey exterior and a red interior.