Arts of Africa
Wood, bone, copper alloy, vegetable fiber cordage
late 19th or early 20th century
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Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Kuba. Pipe, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, bone, copper alloy, vegetable fiber cordage, 5 1/8 x 16 1/2 in. (13 x 41.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1216. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1216_assembled_PS5.jpg)
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Pipe bowl in the shape of a human head with a long neck on a circular base. Face is carved and randomly decorated with nailheads. Pipe stem has mouthpiece of bone and is wrapped with braided fiber strips. Condition is good.
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