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Tobacco Pipe

Object Number:P950
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Borneo
Length: 45.085 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. William H. Furness 3rd., 1898


Tobacco pipe. Supak wai. "A straight bamboo pipe, used by the Madangs." (The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters) Thin segment of bamboo, the skin of one end decoratively cut into thin spirals. At this same end a hole (for insertion of bowl?). Bands of incised designs.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

The Dayaks: Peoples of the Borneo Rain Forest (Furness, Hiller, Harrison Borneo Collection) (25 Feb 1989 - 01 Jul 1990) View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Furness, William H. 1902. The Home-Life of Borneo Head-Hunters: Its Festivals and Folk-lore.. Philadelphia. J. B. Lippincott & Co. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: following p. 170View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] McDougall, William, and Hose, Charles. 1912. The Pagan Tribes of Borneo.. London. Macmillan and Company. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Vol. I, Plate 44 f (far left, bottom)View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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