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Pipe Head and Case

1971.1842AB (RS118433)

Description

A) Celluloid pipe bowl in the shape of a man's head with a beard, and wearing a hat (pirate?). There is a hole at the top of his head for tobacco. The projection at the back has a hole to attach the stem. B) The hinged leather case conforms to the shape of the pipe bowl and has a curved area for the stem. It is lined with blue and grey fabric.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1868-1899
Associated Building
Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.).
Material
celluloid (cellulosic)
cloth
leather
Object type
Personal Gear
Descriptive terms
accessories
cases (containers)
Celluloid
cloth
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Head
Leather
leather
Man
men (male humans)
PIPE AND CASE
pipes (smoking equipment)
Possibly celluloid (cellulosic)
Synthetic Fabric
Dimensions
2.375 x 3.125 x 1.5 (HxWxD) (inches)
Accession Number
1971.1842AB
Credit Line
Gift of Ralph May
GUSN
12738

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