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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:American
Title:Burl bowl
Date Made:18th or early 19th century
Type:Cooking Utensil
Materials:Ash
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Diam. 15 1/4 in. Depth 4 7/8 in.
Accession Number:  MH SK B.11.A.45.11
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Label Text:
SKINNER CATALOGUE: A burl bowl in ash, shaped with a gouge and draw knife, round, with 1 in. thickened rim. A hole in the side has been patched with plastic wood. Used as a chopping bowl, as it shows numerous knife scars.
Diam. 15 1/4 in. Depth 4 7/8 in.
Cat. 12/8/1935
On top of table with benches. -MG, 10/16/06

Tags:
containers; bowls; woods; crafts

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