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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Alaska Native; Haida or Tlingit
Title:Grease bowl in the form of a seal
Date Made:19th or early 20th century
Type:Food Service
Materials:Wood
Place Made:North America; United States; Alaska
Measurements:Overall: 2 7/8 x 6 1/2 x 2 5/8 in.; 7.3025 x 16.51 x 6.6675 cm
Accession Number:  MH SK E.12.A.35.3
Credit Line:Joseph Allen Skinner Museum, Mount Holyoke College
Museum Collection:  The Joseph Allen Skinner Museum at Mount Holyoke College

Description:
Carved wooden bowl in shape of a seal with head protruding at one end and flippers at the other. Carved designs on both sides.

Tags:
Native American; indigenous people

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