Arts of Africa
height: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm); diameter: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Small reddish-brown gourd. The body is decorated with three ovals that are filled with a carved scallop pattern and a cross. There is a raffia cord at top.
Condition: good, but evidence of wear.
This item is not on view
Calabash, before 1922. Gourd, raffia, height: 7 1/2 in. (19 cm); diameter: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.366. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.366_front_PS5.jpg)
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