Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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pipe stem
  • United States
  • pipe stem, late 1800s–1998
  • Where object was made: United States
  • catlinite, wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width: 42 x 2.5 cm length includes wood piece
    Object Length/Width: 16 1/2 x 1 in length includes wood piece
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.1097

This is a long catlinite pipe stem. The upper 3/4 is 8 sided and becomes 4 sided, then cylindrical. There is a wooden stem at the proximal end.