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Bowl

2006.44.2617 (RS180568)

Description

Diamond shaped wooden bowl (a) made of a lightweight wood with a dark patina. Possibly from Fiji which has similarily-shaped examples of bowls and dishes. The body of the bowl is worn along both edges at one diamond-shaped end. There is also a braided rope of plant fiber (b).

Details

Maker
unknown
Location of origin
Pacific Island Group
Associated Building
Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.).
Material
plant fiber
wood (plant material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Fiji
Descriptive terms
Bowl
bowls (vessels)
plant fiber
wood (plant material)
Dimensions
3 12/16 x 10 14/16 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2006.44.2617
Credit Line
Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation
GUSN
222449
Reference Notes
http://pmem.unix.fas.harvard.edu:8080/peabody/view/objects/asitem/search$0040/18/title-desc?t:state:flow=dc30a1ac-24b4-43c0-a9ae-3bf98ce25142

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