Arts of Africa
height: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm); diameter: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Large reddish-brown gourd with incised designs that are white: on one side is a ship, circles filled with eight lines - others filled with four triangles, and bands with cross-hatch design. The top opening has been stuffed with a hardened substance to form a stopper.
Condition: good, some dark staining on neck and checking; checking also on body.
This item is not on view
Calabash, before 1922. Calabash, clay, height: 13 3/4 in. (35 cm); diameter: 7 1/2 in. (19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1355. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1355_front_PS5.jpg)
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