Smoking utensil

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Registration number
22910
Item name
Smoking utensil 
Category
Drug/Medicine
 
Indigenous name
nanotji larrowa 
Maker
Perradai - Ned Bruno  
Associated cultural group
Murrinjabin (Redcliffe) 
Place
Australia > Australia > Northern Territory > Darwin-Daly region > Port Keats
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Collector
Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Acquisition date
January 17, 1978 
Acquisition method
by Miss Jeannie Devitt 
Raw material
Wood
Dimensions
H: W: L: D: Circum:

Description

Pipe - is made from wood already hollowed out by termites, smoothed by maker with sandpaper. Now used with store tobacco 'log cabin'. Shaped roughly with knife.

Research notes

At the time of collection, it was used for smoking commercially produced tobacco, mainly by older men.

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