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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. 19 1/4 in. Depth 8 1/4 in.
Accession Number:  MH SK B.11.A.45.9
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

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SKINNER CATALOGUE: A large burl bowl in ash, shaped with a gouge and draw knife, round, with 1 1/2 in. thickened rim, most of which is just outside the burl. May have been used for storing seeds - shows no knife scars.
Diam. 19 1/4 in. Depth 8 1/4 in.
Cat. 12/8/1935
Has card for E.12.A.35.4, but doesn't match that object description. -MG, 10/17/06

containers; bowls; woods; crafts

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