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
  • wood, carving
  • Object Length/Width/Depth: 11.5 x 1 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: 4 1/2 x 3/8 x 3/8 in
  • The Father Felix Nolte Collection from the Benedictine College Museum
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6800

This is a short length of wood. The brown bark and irregular knobs were left in place on most of it. One end is tapered to fit into a pipe bowl and is stained brown. The other end has the bark shaved off of two opposing sides, for a mouthpiece.