Bowl

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

GUSN

GUSN-222449

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

Descriptive Terms

bowls (vessels)
wood (plant material)
plant fiber
Bowl

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

E47,121
FD252

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Pacific Island Group

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

3 12/16 x 10 14/16 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.2617

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

Places

Fiji