University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:AF1350A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Lokele
Provenience: Zaire
Kasai District
Belgian Congo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Copper
Plant Fiber
Gourd
Leather
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:12 - Other Number

Description

The mouth piece is the leather covered gourd; this is filled with palm fibre and catches the nicotine. Body of tobacco pipe; end towards mouth pieces is bulbous; body of piece is wrapped with a thin copper; there is a wider piece of metal wrapped around the far end; opening in mouth piece; wood is dark brown in color.


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