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This complete pipe was collected from the Plowboy site in Shawnee county and donated to the Kansas Historical Society in 2017. The style of this pipe is called a short churchwarden and it is made of white clay, sometimes called pipe or kaolin clay. It is decorated with a series of vertical bands on the front of the bowl and "GERMANY" on the stem. The pipe has never been smoked. The Plowboy site was home to the Kansa, the Potawatomi, and Euro-Americans. At various times, the site contained a farm, a trading post, and a post office with nearby military trails, Mormon routes, a railroad and the California-Oregon trail.

Date: 1890-1910

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Item Number: 446900
Call Number: 14SH372 2017.C.1 Fitzgerald donation
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 446900

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