Shinty-stick shaped pipe stem

Made:
1850-1920 in Africa

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Shinty-stick shaped wooden pipe stem, inlaid in various geometric patterns with mother-of-pearl, possibly African, 1850-1920

Details

Category:
Smoking
Object Number:
1987-879/3
Materials:
complete, mother-of-pearl and wood
type:
tobacco pipe
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • pipe - smoking equipment
credit:
Victoria and Albert Museum