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Title:Burl bowl
Date Made:18th or early 19th century
Type:Cooking Utensil
Place Made:North America; United States
Measurements:Diam. 15 5/8 in. Depth 5 in.
Accession Number:  MH SK B.11.A.45.12
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

A burl bowl in ash, shaped with a gouge and draw knife, round, with 1 3/16 in. thickened rim. There is a burnt spot in the rim. Used as a chopping bowl, as it shows numerous knife scars.

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containers; bowls; woods; crafts

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