Five Chesapeake Pipe Bowl Fragments

Geolocation

Title

Five Chesapeake Pipe Bowl Fragments

Description

These Chesapeake pipe bowls were found at a site in Westmoreland County on the northern Coastal Plain. Chesapeake pipes have characteristic rouletted decorations that were made by incising the the clay with tools that had rounded pin-like ends. The designs often combined Virginia Indian and European motifs. Chesapeake pipes were produced by Europeans, Virginia Indians, and/or enslaved Africans, and were traded amongst groups during the early seventeenth century. (Photo enhanced)

Date Created

1600 - 1700 C.E.

Source

Virginia Department of Historic Resources, Richmond, VA

Format

Photograph

Physical Dimension

759 × 513

Coverage

Westmoreland County