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Pipe with Carved Animals

ca. 1920
Walrus Ivory

Object
1.375 x 5.25 x 0.5 in. (3.493 x 13.335 x 1.27 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2019.33.150
Other Number(s): Inuit_Ivory.150 (Temporary Number)
Geography: North and Central America, United States, Alaska
Classification: Clothing and Adornments; Personal Gear; Smoking & Recreational Drug Equipment
Culture/Nationality: Arctic, Alaskan, Native American, North American

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  • Alaskan - Culture or condition of citizenship or residency of the U.S. state of Alaska.
  • Arctic - In the context of art and culture, the culture of the indigenous peoples of the northern polar region of the earth, including the Arctic Ocean and the northernmost parts of Asia, Europe, and North America. The term may also refer to the animals, plants, climate, geology, geography, and oceanography of the area.
  • carvings - Refers to works executed by cutting a figure or design out of a solid material such as stone or wood. It typically refers to works that are relatively small in size, are part of a larger work, or are not considered art. For large and medium-sized three-dimensional works of art, use the broader term "sculpture" or another appropriate term.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • North American - Refers to the cultures of the continent of North America, which is bounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the Pacific Ocean, the Arctic Circle, and Central America. In classifications schemes based on physical geography, Central America, and North America are parts of the same continent.
  • pipes - Devices consisting of a tube with a bowl at one end and a mouthpiece at the other; used for smoking tobacco, opium, and other substances.
  • walrus ivory - Material comprising the dentin of walrus tusks.

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  • Object Dimensions: 1.375 x 5.25 x 0.5 in. (3.493 x 13.335 x 1.27 cm)

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