pipe (narcotics & intoxicants: smoking)

Wooden bamboo pipe with pick. The bamboo pipe bowl has a thick sloping base, and is decorated with a line of diamonds etched onto the surface. In the connecting piece between the bowl and the shaft, which is formed from a bamboo tube, are two holes through which string is threaded, linking the two components together. A pick, made of a smaller piece of bamboo, is attached to the main body of the pipe in the same way.

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